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An 87 year -old ghost writer in the Central Post

by vietcenter @ Vietnam Tour Pedia

Inside the Central Post Office in downtown HCMC, foreign tourists might be captivated by not only the charm of the ...

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Nile Cruises: 10 things to see and do

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Deep, in the heart of Africa lies the world’s longest river – the Nile. It flows through a kingdom of breathtaking landscapes, where exotic species of animals live and where colourful cultures depend on its waters to survive. It was once a home to ancient Egyptians, who strongly believed that the river was a god, […]

10 Things to See and Do on Prince Edward Island

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

The beautiful island of Price Edward Island is just a small speck in Canada, but offers much in the way for visitors.

Royal Garden Hotel London Welcomes Little Princes and Princesses

by Tamara Gruber @ Ciao Bambino

What better spot to kick off London explorations than from the back door of Kensington Palace? The Royal Garden Hotel is a 5-star luxury property on Kensington High Street, just steps away from Hyde Park and the beautiful Kensington Palace. The hotel goes out of its way to welcome families with special packages and amenities…

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How to get around Saigon on the cheap!

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

As tourists, Ho Chi Minh City can seem very centralized because not only are many of the tourist attractions around District 1, the centre of the city, but this district is also quite compact.  However, with 24 districts, the city is actually very spread out and some of the other districts are more than twice…

6 emotions you’ll definitely experience on the trek to Machu Picchu

6 emotions you’ll definitely experience on the trek to Machu Picchu

by Ciara Johnson @ Geckos Tales

Visiting Machu Picchu seems to be on everyone’s bucket list — it definitely was on mine

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Postcard from Ecuador: Snorkeling with Sea Lions in the Galapagos Islands

by Dana Rebmann @ Ciao Bambino

It took less than a minute after stepping foot on North Seymour Island to be blown away by the Galapagos Islands. I was taking off my life jacket, being careful not to trip on a cluster of rocks below, when I realized the largest rock was in fact a curled-up sea lion. It was a…

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What’s New in Cuba For 2016

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

For Cuba, the tourists just keep pouring in as the ‘it’ country of the Caribbean sees global attention thanks to an on-going ease of travel restrictions for Americans.

I teach English on Skype: My way to earn money online

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Digital nomadism is one of the recent world trends. Many people want to travel, work online and earn money. It is a great option for those, who are tired with the corporate world and want to see and experience more. For a long time I dreamed about working remotely. I wanted to travel and work […]

Top 6 Things to Do in Mandalay on Your First Visit

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

TOP 8 Places To Go Outside Of Hanoi

TOP 8 Places To Go Outside Of Hanoi


Serenity International Dental Clinic Vietnam

Hanoi, one of the most beautiful of the colonial Indochinese cities, is often the start or end point of a trip to Vietnam, and what a great welcome or farewell it is. However with a population of 7 millions people, sometimes you might find it hard to have

SEE TEFL course interview with Hailey from America

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

A few months ago, I visited SEE TEFL in Chiang Mai to take a look at their brand-new school building in Chiang Mai. SEE TEFL is, of course, the TEFL school I attended when I arrived in Thailand around four years ago to get trained to become an English teacher. During my visit, I had […]

Things to do in Saigon » A Guide to Top Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City - Love & Road

Things to do in Saigon » A Guide to Top Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City - Love & Road


Love & Road

An ultimate guide to all the top things to do in Saigon. Where to stay, transportation, attractions in Ho Chi Minh City and safe issues.

12 Years Of Travel: Jawfish With Eggs, Derawan, Indonesia

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Indonesian Borneo has several islands with some great scuba diving – there are plenty of surprises waiting underwater Jawfish with eggs, Borneo 2 June 2010, 5 Years Ago This Week: Jawfish are one of my favourite sea creatures – they live in vertical tunnels dug in the sand and peer out over the top with […]

Five Gorgeous Places To Visit In Galicia In Just Three Days

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

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Top 8 Travel Trends blooming in 2017 | Hai Au Aviation

by Angela Lewonczyk @ Hai Au Aviation

Spring of 2017 is upon us and the options for upcoming holiday time are plentiful. All around the world, travelers are beginning to make their plans for the months ahead. Where to go? What to do? How to book? Any number of questions seep into our heads as we consider what to do with those […]

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The six travellers you’ll meet on the road

The six travellers you’ll meet on the road

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Take our quiz and go in the draw to win all of the travels

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A Walking Tour of Turkey: 10 Most Cherished Ancient Ruins

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

Discover the ancient relics left behind by the Greeks and Romans, two of the most impressive civilizations of the ancient world.

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 2: South Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

In this, the second part of our two-part series on avoiding common tourist scams in Vietnam, we focus on popular tourist destinations in the south of the country. Saigon, Nha Trang and Hoi An all have their fair share of scams and safety hazards that travelers should be aware of. (Read Part 1 of this series…

8 Things to See and Do in Southern France

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Southern France is so much more than the French Riviera, Cannes, luxury hotels, and glamorous parties on opulent yachts–not that any of that isn’t enjoyable, but to the average traveler,

The 9 Best Street Foods in India

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

India and street food truly go hand in hand with streets in every city lined with vendors looking to fill your belly with delicious eats.

10 Great Jobs to Travel While You Work

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

Quitting your job and traveling the world is one of the most common daydreams. Sadly, the business of earning a living often gets in the way of prolonged vacationing.

Hands Up If You Love Animals! 8 Places To Head To in Singapore For Wildlife Lovers

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Interview with teachers in Thailand: Bob and Corona from the States

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

It’s been almost 5 years since I did my TEFL course with SEE TEFL in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Wow! I can’t really believe it. Time goes fast. I still think that the month I spent training to become a teacher was one of the best times in my life. I really got to learn a […]

Island Hopping in the Caribbean: 10 Pristine Getaways

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

For the ultimate paradise experience, head to theses 10 pristine getaways filled with tropical wonders.

How to pack everything you need in your carry-on luggage

How to pack everything you need in your carry-on luggage

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

It can be done. Seriously.

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5 Must-Visit Destinations in Washington, D.C. for Families

by Emily Matras @ EscapeHere

With hundreds of monuments, museums, and memorials to choose from, a visit to D.C. can quickly turn overwhelming as you try to cram everything in.

17 pics of Malaysia that will make you want to go RN

17 pics of Malaysia that will make you want to go RN

by Passport & Plates @ Geckos Tales

Get around it, people

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6 places you need to visit in western Canada (as told by a Canadian)

6 places you need to visit in western Canada (as told by a Canadian)

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

O Canada!

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24 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Osaka

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

8 English Attractions Every Kid Should Experience

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Taking your kids on vacation is always a gamble, will you be able to find enough fun, engaging activities to keep them satisfied and tired out at the end of

10 Ways to Enjoy Disney World Without Kids

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

While Disney World is the mecca of family vacations, this destination is also a great spot for couples to enjoy great amenities, recreation, fine dining, nightlife and an assortment of

Top 10 things to do in Rajasthan

by Sagar Mulani @ Roaming Clan

A true marvel set very near to the heart of the country, Rajasthan- the land of the rulers. There is a lot to explore and the adventure rides across the state are ones that one should experience at least once in a lifetime. Following is the list of some great things to do in Rajasthan

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TOP 5 REASONS TO VISIT HO CHI MINH CITY DURING TET

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Lunar New Year, or more commonly known as Tet, is a wondrous and prosperous time in Vietnam, and is an event that is anticipated throughout the year!  It marks the arrival of spring, a brand new start for many of life’s endeavours, and is a time to appreciate and spend time with family.  If you…

12 European Christmas Market Images To Get You Into The Holiday Spirit

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

For many, the holidays just seem to kind of sneak up on us.

24 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Osaka

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

The beautiful game: Brazil world cup infographic

The beautiful game: Brazil world cup infographic

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Four things we love: Brazil, football, the World Cup and presenting facts in an attractive and accessible way.

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Top 6 Places to Visit in Sarikei, Sarawak

by Adrian Chew @ TripZilla Magazine

Old meets new: an epic Instagram tour of turkey

Old meets new: an epic Instagram tour of turkey

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

We picked 13 photos from (our own) Instagram that'll make you want to go to Turkey right now.

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23 life lessons you’ll only learn at a hostel

23 life lessons you’ll only learn at a hostel

by Frances Smith @ Geckos Tales

Hostels. You're either gonna love 'em or hate 'em. And as travellers, it's pretty certain that unless your flush with cash, you're going to have to stay in one at some point.

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We asked you guys for travel hacks, you guys nailed it

We asked you guys for travel hacks, you guys nailed it

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

The best of the best.

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Best budget breaks for uni students

Best budget breaks for uni students

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Step away from the books

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Quiz: Where’s That American Landmark?

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Have all those great American road trips paid off? Are your eyes wide open when traveling this land? How much have you really seen? Find out with this fun quiz

10 Best Things to Do in Vietnam - Vietnam Best Attractions

10 Best Things to Do in Vietnam - Vietnam Best Attractions


vietnam-guide.com

Attractions in Vietnam are plentiful, ranging from stunning natural landscapes, untouched islets and quaint villages to war museums, colonial structures, and ancient citadels. The Cu Chi tunnels, located outside Ho Chi Minh City, represent the sheer grit and ‘can-do’ attitude of the Vietnamese while a visit

How to Order Coffee in Vietnam Like a Local

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

Vietnam is a country that runs on coffee. There is a cafe on just about every block in Saigon and Hanoi and they’re packed most of the day with a mix of locals leisurely sipping away enjoying the day and others grabbing a quick fix on their way to wherever they’re headed. The cafe culture in Saigon is why it’s one of our favorite cities in the world. To see the list of our favorite Saigon cafes, check out our post on it.

Coffee is brewed differently in Vietnam. It’s sort of a mix between the French press and pourover methods and despite producing great coffee, it’s surprisingly “low tech”. You won’t see any chem-lab looking siphons or giant blown-glass drip towers. Coffee is brewed in a little metal filter called a “phin”. Grounds go in, water goes in, and coffee ... Read More »

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The 10 Coldest Places in the World

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Winter is coming. Actually for many places, the season of chapped lips, cracked knuckles and putting on five layers before stepping foot outside is already here.

5 Must-try Dishes to Eat Like a Local in Fiji

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

I quit my job to Travel, let’s explore the world together

by Naimish Sanghvi @ Roaming Clan

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” – St. Augustine In many ways this quote holds true. You don’t have to love traveling, but you must travel to learn. You have 80 years on this planet, do you really want to spend them knowing just the culture

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8 Great Microbreweries in the Midwest

by Jeff Waddle @ EscapeHere

The heartland of the U.S. has brought us world-famous beers like Budweiser and Miller High Life and in recent years, it’s become home to an increasing number of outstanding microbreweries.

Top 6 Places to Visit in Sarikei, Sarawak

by Adrian Chew @ TripZilla Magazine

A Walking Tour of Prague: 15 Historical Landmarks

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

Prague was one of the few cities in Europe to be spared from bombing during WWII, making it one of the most precious and well-preserved historical spots in the world.

Hiking 101: From Baby Steps to Overcoming the Climb

by Annmaria Patteri @ TripZilla Magazine

The 10 commandments of the Indian railway

The 10 commandments of the Indian railway

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

Like religion and Ikea furniture, the Indian railway needs commandments (or instructions) to help you make the most of it

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Trat: A Delightfully Unassuming Thai Town

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

A little slice of Thai life off the usual trail, with prices rarely seen in the south.

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The big debate: are you team sunrise or team sunset?

The big debate: are you team sunrise or team sunset?

by Eliza Gower @ Geckos Tales

If there's one thing we humans love more than unparalleled beauty and smug holiday sunset photos, it is trivial arguments. So, I'm pitting sunrises and sunsets against each other. I'm sorry

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10 of the World’s Most Unusual Accommodations

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

There are traditional hotels the world over, from inexpensive motels to five-star luxury resorts offering a spread of classic services.

How to Know When to Travel Anywhere – The Rove.me experience

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

We live in a rushed era where the “fast-food” concept has arrived to the travel world too. Many people out there can do a life of travel based on keeping a count of countries visited and bragging themselves because of it. But is that really the essence of traveling? For me, the whole purpose of […]

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Discover Hoa Trung Lake – the mongolian steppe of Danang

by Brandee brande @

Hoa Trung Lake is one of the most popular backpacking tourism sites in Da Nang. This is a golden steppe of Da Nang city. Here is the information for your exploration trip to this place. 1. Where is Hoa Trung? Hoa Trung Lake is a hydroelectric lake in Hoa Lien commune, Hoa Vang district, about […]

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Trip Review: A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN – MALDIVES IN VIETNAM

by vietcenter @ Vietnam Tour Pedia

Ly Son Island is the garlic kingdom of Vietnam. It is the only island belongs to Quang Ngai province . ...

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12 of the weirdest airports you’ve ever seen

12 of the weirdest airports you’ve ever seen

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Travel and airports. They’re intrinsically linked. Love ’em or hate ’em, there’s simply no avoiding ’em (unless you swim). There’s loads of splashy, flashy ones that make you so relaxed you’ll forget about the seven hour layover. But today we’re going to look at some of the world’s weirdest. 1. Qamdo Bangda Airport, Qamdo, Tibet If

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Snowboarding in Iran: turns out it’s a thing

Snowboarding in Iran: turns out it’s a thing

by Taz Liffman @ Geckos Tales

One traveller. One snowboard. One Iran. Much epic powder

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TripZilla’s Picks: Top 18 Travel Destinations for 2018

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Top 7 places to visit in Vietnam - Roaming Clan

Top 7 places to visit in Vietnam - Roaming Clan


Roaming Clan

If you love natural beauty, then Vietnam is the place for you. This country offers striking landscapes that range from the lush rice terraces and forested mountains in the north to the amazing view valleys of the Central Highlands and the fertile delta and don’t forget the beautiful beaches of the south. The country also hasRead more

10 Steps to a Perfect Vacation

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

No matter if you’re planning the trip of a lifetime, or if you’re embarking on a quick weekend getaway, having an awesome vacation (i.e.

10 Unforgettable Ways to Experience New York with Kids

by Lisa Frederick @ Ciao Bambino

New York City is perhaps the world’s most thrilling playground for kids of all ages. The pool of possibilities is bottomless, and no niche is too small — whatever your children are passionate about, they’ll find ample ways to indulge, from shopping to show tunes. Here are 10 of our favorite ideas for tailoring a…

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Meet the skater who gave up a six figure salary to travel

Meet the skater who gave up a six figure salary to travel

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

"I wanted to bartend like Tom Cruise in Cocktail, and fish like Hemingway in the Caribbean."

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7 Greatest Hikes in Thunder Bay

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Hiking in Northwest Ontario is rewarding and as challenging or easy as you want it to be.

Winter in Japan: Why You Should Visit The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go

by Beatrice Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Bucket List Trips Worth Saving For

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

Travelling can be very pricey but so incredible. Sometimes places are expensive just because of the hype that surrounds in with celebrity travel, media or even just Pinterest.

10 Countries Travelers Should Avoid in 2016

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Travelers talk a lot about their must-see places; top-ten lists abound, often listing the same destinations over and over. Almost everyone has a bucket list.

Top 10 photos of Southeast Asia on display in Vietnam

by vietcenter @ Vietnam Tour Pedia

These stunning snaps were selected from more than 10,000 entries to celebrate 50 years of ASEAN. Vietnam’s tourism ministry has ...

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Lisbon Travel Blog: Complete City Guide for 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Lisbon travel blog and guide has all you need to know to plan your trip to the trendiest hotspot in Europe right now. Budget, tourist traps and places not to miss vs main tourist traps, places to eat and of course insider tips. After all I’ve lived in Lisbon for a decade! I know […]

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9 Must Visit Places In Da Nang For First Time Visitors

9 Must Visit Places In Da Nang For First Time Visitors


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Danang has been the most attractive destination in the world recently. More and more tourists make their trip to Danang city to experience the beauty of friendly people, unique culture and impressive landscapes. Once you go there, you should not miss these 9 must visit places.

Our guide to East Africa’s Great Migration

Our guide to East Africa’s Great Migration

by Amy Foyster @ Geckos Tales

There's just one place on Earth to catch the Great Migration: East Africa. But should you visit the Serengeti or the Masai Mara? And when should you go?

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Top 10 cheapest cities to visit, according to TripAdvisor

Top 10 cheapest cities to visit, according to TripAdvisor


The Independent

Hanoi, in Vietnam, is the most affordable city to visit this summer, a survey by TripAdvisor has found. A night out in Vietnam's capital will cost two people a reasonable £91.70 on average, the travel website said. The value for money only comes however, if you can afford the flight to get there, which can cost upwards of £700. In comparison, London was the most expensive and knocked Oslo off the top spot with an average spend of £311.80 for two people all-in for one night.

Why you should drop everything and travel Cuba now

Why you should drop everything and travel Cuba now

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Havana good time

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Discover: Aberdeen

by @ Wikitravel

Among the artifacts displayed at The Gordon Highlanders Museum in Aberdeen, Scotland is a flag from Hitler's staff car. (Don't ask how they got it.)

The Top 10 Hotels Pools in Orlando

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

It is easy for any hotel to dig a hole, fill it with water and charge extra because they now offer a pool.

My Perfect Tenerife Itinerary

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

It’s been two years since I published a post about the 11 places I’d want to visit in the following year. It was November 2015 and I was making plans for 2016. I said I’d visit Angkor Wat, in Cambodia, and Sapa Valley, in Vietnam. And I did – I went with my sister in

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6 Adventurous things to do in Chiang Mai

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Chiang Mai, the second largest city in Northern Thailand, is truly rich in culture, nature and food. Attested by more than 300 Buddhist temples, numerous historical sites, 4 colourful festivals and uncountable markets, Chiang Mai cannot be missing on your Thailand itinerary. It’s also a playground for adventurers, thrill-seekers, and adrenaline junkies. Chiang Mai will […]

10 easy ways you can change the world in 2017

10 easy ways you can change the world in 2017

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Ch-ch-ch-chaaaaanges

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Here’s how to have the best time ever at Burma’s Inle lake

Here’s how to have the best time ever at Burma’s Inle lake

by Louise Burton @ Geckos Tales

Inle Lake is a pretty spectacular place to spend some time. It's also a pretty spectacular place to do some stuff

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Is this Japan’s coolest samurai city? All signs point to yes

Is this Japan’s coolest samurai city? All signs point to yes

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Pump up the Kill Bill soundtrack and let’s get started. Here's 7 good reasons to pop in on Kanazawa next time you're in the Land of the Rising Sun

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5 awesome things to do in Guatemala

5 awesome things to do in Guatemala

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Guatemala may be small, but it's packed full of things for travellers to do. Here, we've selected some of them and presented them in a completely original and groundbreaking list-like format for you. Isn't the internet great?

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12 New Year’s Resolutions You Will Actually Bother Keeping

by Julianna Barnaby @ The Discoveries Of

Tired of the same old merry-go-round of new year’s resolutions? Here are a few ideas for resolutions you might actually bother keeping. So, it’s almost 2018. How the hell did that happen? To quote every cheesy love film after they’ve done the deed “how was it for you”? The Standard New Year’s Resolution Merry-Go-Round Look, […]

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10 Cool Day Trips from Bangkok

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Bangkok is an extremely cool city to explore and while we recommend taking the time to discover everything it offers, there are also some pretty epic day trips to take

Japan pushes for CPTPP’s enforcement despite US possible return

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

 Japanese Economic Revitalization Minister Toshimitsu Motegi (Photo: Kyodo/VNA) Mr. Motegi who is in charge of Japan’s TPP negotiations made the statement after US President Donald Trump suggested the US may return to the TPP negotiating table. Trump told CNBC in Switzerland on Thursday that he will consider a return if better terms are made. Addressing […]

The 7 Best Spots to Soak Up Some Sun in Italy

by Emily Matras @ EscapeHere

The country can claim The Mona Lisa, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and slurp-worthy spaghetti as its own, but Italy’s not only home to incredible art, architecture, and food —

8 Best Winter Adventure Parks Canada

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

So you want to have a winter adventure but you have no desire in strapping on downhill skies or a snowboard.

8 Cool Things To Do In Singapore To Escape The Perpetual Summer Heat

by Carissa Ng @ TripZilla Magazine

This Expat Life (Bali): Month 36 + My 3-Year Expat Anniversary

by Justine @ Travel Lush

After moving abroad in July 2014, I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Asia and all the nitty gritty that goes on behind the scenes here at Travel Lush. You can find all of my previous monthly roundup posts here. Much of last month’s roundup highlighted the frustrations I was feeling with expat life…

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Discover: Clipperton Island

by @ Wikitravel

If you somehow find yourself visiting Clipperton Island and lack things to do (understandably), try running around the island and timing yourself; the record circumnavigation time is one hour and 17 minutes.

Andalusia Travel – 5 Reasons to Visit the South of Spain

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

From the classic Alhambra to ‘Fifty Shades of Pink’, there’s plenty to explore and train your lenses on in southern Spain’s Andalusia region. Peter Hendrie leads Andalusia travel photography tours every February and shares his reasons for why you should visit this magical destination.  Andalusia Travel – A Magical Photo Tour All Andalusia Travel photos […]

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Top 5 Best Beaches In Vietnam

by vietcenter @ Vietnam Tour Pedia

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4 places you can experience the real life game of thrones

4 places you can experience the real life game of thrones

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

Are you an Arya or Sansa kinda gal? More of a Grey Worm or a Tyrion fella? Wanna hang with the cool kids in King’s Landing and then climb the wall with the Wildlings? Well, guess what? YOU CAN GO TO ALL OF THE PLACES FOR REALZ.  So sharpen your swords and don your best

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Top 12 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Singapore

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

SIEM REAP’S 10 BEST BARS: CLASSY, HIDDEN DIVES JUST OUTSIDE OF ANGKOR

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Every year I find myself in Siem Reap, Cambodia for a week. It’s inevitable, and always enjoyable.

Angkor Wat is, along with Bagan in Myanmar, one of the two most spectacular temple sites in Asia, if not the world. I’ve come back again and again with friends, or by myself. Although lately I barely spend time in the temples of Angkor Wat, I love the cafe and bar scene of nearby Siem Reap, a charming little French colonial town adjacent to Angkor that now serves as the tourist-amenity center of the region. Though a tourist town, it’s far from a tourist trap. There is something about the clear blue sky, slow clouds and that long twilight that I love here. And, there’s the drinks.

Pub Street is famous here. It is the center of Siem Reap and the fulcrum of activity in ... Read More »

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The best pick-up lines I’ve heard in the Middle East

The best pick-up lines I’ve heard in the Middle East

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

One part creepy, two parts funny.

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Go to Buenos Aires. Party with La Bomba.

Go to Buenos Aires. Party with La Bomba.

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Konex Cultural Centre is renowned for being a hub of Buenos Aires nightlife. But on Mondays, the effervescent atmosphere gets turned up to 11, at around the same time as La Bomba die Tiempo take to the stage

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10 travel instagrammers who are actually rly good

10 travel instagrammers who are actually rly good

by Naomi Russo @ Geckos Tales

Ten extremely solid accounts that we know are sure to give you the wanderlusts

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Travel Sense Asia(TSA) will attend The Travel Mart AEC from Jan 16 – Jan 19 2018 in Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

The Travel Mart AEC is the overarching voice of travel trade partners in the ASEAN Economic Community. It was first conceptualized by travel and leisure gurus as the go-to marketing arm of businesses who wish to showcase their travel products and services locally and abroad. Fueled by their passion and determination to see the industry […]

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Vacationing 101: How to Pack Smart and Pack Small

by Bethaney Wallace @ EscapeHere

When booking a vacation – and the subsequent packing that follows – there are plenty of things to get ready for.

Three Days in Copenhagen – The Capital of Cool

by Julianna Barnaby @ The Discoveries Of

Copenhagen has firmly established itself as one of the coolest cities in Europe and the perfect city break destination. I’ve created the perfect itinerary for three days in Copenhagen to rock your trip. We’ve all seen pictures of Copenhagen’s famous attraction The Little Mermaid and secretly thought that Disney’s Ariel was better (oh, just me […]

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7 Castles You Don’t Know Are in America

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

People often think that in order to see castles they have to travel across the pond, but in fact the very opposite is true.

These Top 10 Destinations in Vietnam Are Just a Taste of the Country

These Top 10 Destinations in Vietnam Are Just a Taste of the Country


TripSavvy

Can't figure out where to go in Vietnam? Choose from this list of the top 10 destinations in Vietnam.

Top 3 Cherry Blossom Viewing Spots in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan For 2018 – Take Your Pick!

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

10 reasons why Penang is the gem of Malaysia

10 reasons why Penang is the gem of Malaysia

by Izabel Antle @ Geckos Tales

Don't overlook this star of SE Asia

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10 Underrated Attractions in Singapore to Check Out on Your Next Trip

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

What are seaplanes used for? | Hai Au Aviation

by Angela Lewonczyk @ Hai Au Aviation

In the growing age of technology, there seem to be more and more methods of transportation every day. From bicycles to cars to rockets, advances in transportation are some of the main reasons we can explore, defend and communicate. We often overlook seaplanes as a method of transport. Over the course of history, seaplanes have […]

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7 Fun Things to Do in The Picturesque City of Sintra, Portugal

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

There are so many things to do in Sintra, a picturesque city located just 45 minutes north of Lisbon Portugal. The history of the area dates back to the 1400’s when a single monastery was placed on a hilltop in Sintra during medieval times. When the Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 destroyed most of the city, the […]

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Why you should definitely visit Sri Lanka’s south coast

Why you should definitely visit Sri Lanka’s south coast

by Sara Melotti @ Geckos Tales

Beach, please.

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10 Caribbean Foods You Need To Try

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Caribbean cuisine has plenty of influences to thank for their amazing culinary creations, including cuisines such as African, East Indian and European.

6 Scenic Ways to Navigate Norway

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

One of the most fitting ways to explore the ins and outs of Norway is by traveling along any one of the country’s national tourist routes; well established drives that

5 Overlooked Eastern European Destinations Worth Exploring

by Brea Elford @ EscapeHere

Western Europe is more common with European tourists; the travel is easier, the landmarks more popular, the language barrier less frightening.

11 awesome facts about India

11 awesome facts about India

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

The fact of the matter is, you probably haven't heard these

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Five must-visit places in Vietnam

Five must-visit places in Vietnam


The Jakarta Post

Need a place to spend your summer vacation? Think Vietnam.

25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN THAILAND

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Thailand, with over 26 million foreign entries in 2016, can be a very touristic place to visit. By some accounts, 20% of the Thai GDP is based on tourism (worldwide nations average about 10%). Thailand is often an entry point for all of Asia, a constant revolving door of tourists on short or extended trips. We’re writing this article to help you avoid getting your hand caught in that often dangerous door.

Thailand is a country that can live up to its high expectations and reputation. It really can be paradise. On the other hand, it can be a disappointing place filled with drunken pub crawlers, tourist scams, empty promises and subpar made-for-tourists versions of local dishes. Pad thai made with instant noodles? You’ll find it all over Phuket and Koh Samui. If you venture past the tourists districts, the food ... Read More »

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Tips for saving for an overseas adventure

Tips for saving for an overseas adventure

by Amy Foyster @ Geckos Tales

We’ve put together our top penny-pinching tips so you can hop a big jet plane and begin your adventure sooner rather than later

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How Much Money Do I Need For Hong Kong?

by Guest Travel Writer @ Travel Happy

Hong Kong has it all – heavenly food, high-octane nightlife, striking architecture and top shopping all laced with heaps of culture and tradition. There are plenty of ways to spend a fortune, but Lee Cobaj explains how Hong Kong doesn’t have to be prohibitively expensive Hong Kong © barbara-pictures Compared to its SE Asian neighbours, […]

Our 10 Cambodian island commandments

Our 10 Cambodian island commandments

by Common Wanderer @ Geckos Tales

Rule 1: Honour thy Cambodian Island, for it is glorious.

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8 Tips for Surviving the Airports at Christmas

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Airports are extremely busy during the holiday season and often full of weary travelers, some stranded because of weather delays, some with crying kids in tow and all wanting to

6 Incredible Hockey Rinks to Visit this Year

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Watching a hockey game, whether it is a professional league or a kid’s game is entirely more enjoyable when you are sitting in the stands, rather than watching it on

Discover Lunar New Year Celebrations Around the World

by Holiday Beach Danang Hotel & Resort @

Traditional New Year or Lunar New Year is a great holiday of many countries in the world. Follow us to discover the culture of Lunar New Year. 1. The Vietnamese Lunar New Year Lunar New Year (or Tet Nguyen Dan or Tet ) is Vietnam’s most important festival and holiday time. It is the Vietnamese […]

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Palma de Mallorca: The Perfect Weekend City Break

by Julianna Barnaby @ The Discoveries Of

Gone are the days when a trip to Mallorca meant a package holiday in concrete towns. The island has carved a name for itself as one of Europe’s most stylish destinations... Although it is only situated a short distance from the Spanish mainland, Mallorca is a million miles away in terms of culture, geography and […]

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The 10 Best Stargazing Spots in the Northern Hemisphere

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

We’ve told you where to find the best views of the heavens in the southern half of the world; the southern hemisphere’s positioning makes it a particularly good location for

An Introvert’s Guide to 8 Incredibly Secluded Places

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Stare at the horizon for hours; ponder the world; dig your toes in the sand; climb a mountain; gaze across endless forest or ocean–change your perspective and you can change

Facty things: 10 facts about Turkey

Facty things: 10 facts about Turkey

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

You could say that Turkey has so many things to see and do it needed an extra continent to share the load. Anyway, facts

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Discover: Japan

by @ Wikitravel

Good things come in threes — and in Japan, the list includes views, castles, gardens, mountains, hot springs and giant Buddha statues.

6 things you’ll probably learn in Burma

6 things you’ll probably learn in Burma

by Damien Currie @ Geckos Tales

Burma (Myanmar) is a South East Asian country totally unlike any of its neighbours. Here are six things you'll probably learn there.

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Elephant welfare: what you can do to help

Elephant welfare: what you can do to help

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Some simple points to help make the world a better place (for elephants).

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Here’s Why You Should Consider Taking More Trips on High Speed Rails Than Flights

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

The top five rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City

The top five rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City

by Hannah Foster @ Geckos Tales

The best bars to be found above the banh mis.

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5 things you never knew about the Galapagos Islands

5 things you never knew about the Galapagos Islands

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

If we told you Charles Darwin didn't invent evolution, would you believe us?

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25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN VIETNAM - The Hungry Suitcase

25 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING IN VIETNAM - The Hungry Suitcase


The Hungry Suitcase

Thailand enjoys a 50% return rate for foreign tourists. In contrast, Vietnam only pulls back 5% of visitors.Personally, I feel that Vietnam walks all over Thailand in almost every travel category except beaches. So, why do so many people have such bad experiences and never return to Vietnam?I hope the list I have made below helps out first-time visitors. It may seem cynical and anti-Vietnamese. It’s not. I love this country; I want you to love it, too. I’d just like to alert travelers to beware of the common first-time mistakes that may sour their experience of the local people and the country overall.Do your homework, know what to expect, and this is the most rewarding country in Southeast Asia to explore.Here goes:-1-TAKE YOUR VISA SERIOUSLY, VERY SERIOUSLY INDEEDYes, it seems like common sense, but I have seen tourists turned ... Read More »

Thailand Vacation: 10 Things To Know Before You Take Off

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

You’ve booked your ticket, made your hotel reservations and you’re ready to enjoy the glorious combination of tropical beauty, lively cities, and cultural history that await the fortunate travelers to

The natural high of Iguazu falls

The natural high of Iguazu falls

by Ella Benjamin @ Geckos Tales

Forget Disney Land, Iguazu Falls is most euphoric, most uncontrollable smile-inducing place on earth. We've even got the science to prove it.

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My Eye-Opening Trip to Northern India’s Varanasi and Bodhgaya

by Lewis Lai @ TripZilla Magazine

Where to Stay in Bangkok Can Make or Break Your Trip

by Adam @ Getting Stamped

Deciding where to stay in Bangkok, more than in many other cities, can really make or break your trip. Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok is home to more than 9.5 million people. If you look at a map of Bangkok you’ll be more than overwhelmed...

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31 emotions only travellers will understand

31 emotions only travellers will understand

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

As a company that runs trips all over the world, we feel pretty qualified to try and summarise how it feels to take your first trip. So we did, with gifs.

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Reflections on Golden Moments with YOGI TEA® Turmeric Chai

by Becky Moore @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

Although this time of year presents itself with a myriad of distractions, it’s also a time to pause and reflect on the past 12 months, and yep life in general. Travelling always teaches you a few things and ever since my travels took me to Asia for 6 months many years ago I learnt to...

10 European Attractions Every Kid Should Experience

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Taking your kids on vacation is always a gamble, will you be able to find enough fun, engaging activities to keep them satisfied and tired out at the end of

Ladyboys: The third gender in Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

What comes to your mind when you think of Thailand? I know what you will say. You will probably tell me about paradise beaches, palm trees, good food, temples, Buddha statues and scooters. Then, with a bit of irony and humour, you will mention go – go bars and ladyboys. You might even wink at […]

Love Halloween? Get to Salem, USA

Love Halloween? Get to Salem, USA

by Che-Marie Trigg @ Geckos Tales

It's scary good

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10 Countries You Can Visit For Less Than $50 a Day

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

With more and more people traveling around the world, countries are getting more expensive to stay and eat in, but despite popular beliefs it is possible to pick the right

Sri Lanka: down to a tea (infographic)

Sri Lanka: down to a tea (infographic)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Some travel brands are good at making infographics (us), some countries are good at making tea (Sri Lanka). When you put the two together, you get this.

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The 5 Best Places to Buy Property in Australia

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Australia is known for its friendly people, sandy beaches, the famous Great Barrier Reef, warm temperatures and unique countryside.

Top 5 Places to Enjoy Los Angeles Like A Local

by Joy Ling @ TripZilla Magazine

The unofficial history of the selfie (a tale of four parts)

The unofficial history of the selfie (a tale of four parts)

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Everything you never wanted to know about how selfies didn't start.

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Beautiful India and Nepal, captured on film

Beautiful India and Nepal, captured on film

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Watch this. Get your emotions all fired up. Then pack your things and go.

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5 of the World’s Most Fearless Travel Pioneers

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Traveling can be such a personal endeavor, a way of discovering the world and yourself and sharing those experiences or keeping them tucked away.

5 awesome adventures to have in 2018

5 awesome adventures to have in 2018

by Amy Foyster @ Geckos Tales

Our pick for awesome travel destinations in

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This monkey’s friend got electrocuted, so he saved his life.

This monkey’s friend got electrocuted, so he saved his life.

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

After his friend was electrocuted at an Indian train station and left dying, this monkey did the unthinkable.

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A concise guide to the things to do in Vietnam

A concise guide to the things to do in Vietnam


My Adventures Across the World

A concise guide to the most fun things to do in Vietnam and the most beautiful places to visit in Vietnam in only 15 days

Travel Talk- Mumbai event- Chapter 1

by Priyanka Jain @ Roaming Clan

Travel Talk- Mumbai Event Chapter 1 Mumbai’s Roamers welcomed us in Mumbaikar style 🙂 Full of enthusiasm and full of life, these roamers proved why Mumbai and its people are unlike any other city. This was our first Travel talk Mumbai event and we have to admit that this was one of the best we’ve had. 

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25 Fun Things to Do in Seoul on Your Very First Visit

by Dina Malyana @ TripZilla Magazine

6 Unique ways to spend Australia Day in New South Wales

6 Unique ways to spend Australia Day in New South Wales

by Little Grey Box @ Little Grey Box

The start of the new year brings with it a fresh calendar of celebrations and first on the roster is Australia Day and the accompanying long weekend. Those long summer days, endless blue skies and the inevitable heat wave combined with a few cheeky extra days off make for the perfect mini-break. If you happen to live in the area, are thinking of visiting or simply need some adventure inspiration, New South Wales has you covered with a whole host of fun and interesting ways to spend your Aussie day. To help you get started, here are six unique ways to spend your Australia Day long weekend in regional New South Wales. 1. Tamworth Country Music Festival Australia’s largest music festival, Tamworth Country Music Festival features the ‘who’s who’ of country music as well as Australia’s best-emerging artists who will perform at more than 2,800 events across 120 venues. From 19 – 28 January, there are free and ticketed events taking place each day, including a dedicated family zone and 400 plus buskers hoping to be spotted as the next country music star on Tamworth’s ‘Boulevard of Dreams’ in Peel Street. Some of Australia’s biggest country music stars started out [...]

10 Beginner-Friendly Hiking Trails in the Philippines

by Charmaine Acha @ TripZilla Magazine

Word up: the 5 best travel language apps

Word up: the 5 best travel language apps

by Justin Meneguzzi @ Geckos Tales

Travel? There's an app for that

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5 Best Low Cost Long-Haul Airlines for Budget Travellers

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Valentine’s Day in Chiang Mai: The Most Romantic Things to do

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Chiang Mai is famous for its culture, temples and markets. It’s a city that attracts visitors from all over the world, who look for the real Thailand. Not many consider it to be a romantic destination and they head to the islands for honeymoons and getaways with their loved ones. But do you know there […]

The Best Day Trips from Hanoi

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Beware! XO Tours does not operate in Hanoi. If you book with a tour operator in Hanoi that claims to be XO Tours, you have been defrauded! Hanoi sits on a bend in the Red River. To the south and east lies the watery world of the Red River Delta, where farms and villages continue as…

7 Best Itineraries for Christmas & New Year Trips in Vietnam

7 Best Itineraries for Christmas & New Year Trips in Vietnam


TripZilla

Whether you're travelling solo or with family and friends, here are different itineraries to help you plan your Vietnam holiday this Christmas and New Year!

Snoop Dogg’s attempt to hire an entire country is completely legit

Snoop Dogg’s attempt to hire an entire country is completely legit

by Oliver Pelling @ Geckos Tales

The internet is losing its mind because Snoop Dogg tried to rent an entire country. Turns out it wasn't such an outlandish request.

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Travel: it’s all in the anticipation

Travel: it’s all in the anticipation

by Eliza Gower @ Geckos Tales

I’m two weeks away from hauling myself across the world and I’ve suddenly realised something new

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This Expat Life (Month 41) + I Moved to Ho Chi Minh City!

by Justine @ Travel Lush

After moving abroad in July 2014, I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Asia and all the nitty gritty that goes on behind the scenes here at Travel Lush. You can check out my previous monthly roundup posts:  August, September/October and November. This expat life of mine is a weird one. One minute I’m living…

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Hiking 101: From Baby Steps to Overcoming the Climb

by Annmaria Patteri @ TripZilla Magazine

My Trip to Alishan: Spending a Night in the Mountains of Taiwan

by Jasmine Gui @ TripZilla Magazine

Vivid Cherry Blossom Avenue in Bonn, Germany

by tomy @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

Also known as the Cherry Blossom Avenue in Bonn, the street became famous after photographers started posting pictures of blooming trees.

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Discover: Bergen

by @ Wikitravel

The Norwegian city of Bergen is famously rainy, but the locals say there's no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.

National Assembly Chairwoman active at IPU-137

by robert @ CuBird

In her speech, the NA Chairwoman emphasized that scientific successes have benefited all nations, however, the world is facing an array of complicated issues, such as climate change, poverty, terrorism, extremism, non-traditional security threats, discrimination and racial and religious conflicts. National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan meeting with overseas Vietnamese […]

Vietnam attends World Festival of Youth and Students in Russia

by robert @ CuBird

NDO – A 116-member Vietnamese delegation joined tens of thousands of delegates from around the world to attend the grand opening ceremony of the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS) in Sochi, Russia, on October 15. Addressing the ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed almost 30,000 participants, guests and volunteers, from more than […]

How to find short-term accommodation in Kraków

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Before Chris and I left Vietnam for Poland we started looking for short-term accommodation in Kraków. We quickly found out that finding one for a good price is not as easy as we previously had thought. I had never rented a flat for such a short period of time in Europe. I was convinced that it […]

12 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Hoi An

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

10 FREE Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur for Travellers on A Budget

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

19 photos that prove Egypt is really wow

19 photos that prove Egypt is really wow

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Egypt. Home to ancient civilisations, mind-boggling landscapes, totally unbelievable architecture and a raft of utterly awesome travel experiences in waiting. If you're into that kind of thing.

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6 things to do in Danang on Lunar New Year 2018

by Holiday Beach Danang Hotel & Resort @

Danang is the third largest city in Vietnam where Lunar New Year (or Tet Nguyen Dan) is celebrated grandly. If you are planning to celebrate the New Year of the Chicken at the beautiful beach city in Central Vietnam, we would suggest several venues and events for you to take part. Bach Dang Flower Street […]

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25 Epic Things To Do In Namibia

by Adam @ Getting Stamped

One of the most underrated places on the planet is the southern African country of Namibia. If you love adventure, nature, and culture you’ve come to the right place – There are plenty of things to do in Namibia. Home to the oldest desert in the...

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One Day in Chiang Mai: The Essential Guide

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

I absolutely love Chiang Mai! I’ve been living here on and off for more than three years now and have been using most of my free time to explore the city and its surrounding areas. Chiang Mai really has a lot to offer and finding the “must-sees” can be a real hassle, especially if you only […]

Discover: Graz

by @ Wikitravel

UPC Arena in Graz, Austria was renamed in 1997 to honor native son Arnold Schwarzenegger, but the old name was restored in 2005 over the governor's support of the death penalty.

Namibia roadtrip: An epic look at Sossusvlei

Namibia roadtrip: An epic look at Sossusvlei

by Common Wanderer @ Geckos Tales

Sandsational

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The 12 Best Food Truck Cities in America

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

There is no denying it; we are living in a glorious age where food trucks have become the hottest places to grab some grub.

Vietnam Backpacker Hostels Grateful of No Serious Injuries in recent Public Ferry Collision

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

On 1 January 2017, a scheduled public ferry carrying passengers from Cat Ba Island to Hai Phong Harbor, Vietnam made contact with a bridge pylon. The accident resulted in damage to the ferry’s bow, and several seats inside the passenger … Continue reading

17 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Zurich

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

The lessons I learned traversing 10,000km across Africa

The lessons I learned traversing 10,000km across Africa

by Jon Collins @ Geckos Tales

Epic journeys yield epic lessons. This one is no exception.

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The Safest Cities for Women to Travel Alone in the U.S.

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Put away your preconceptions, because traveling alone in the United States is actually quite easy and safe to do, even for solo female travelers.

Mexico Vacations: 10 Things to Know Before You Take Off

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

More Americans visit Mexico more than any other international destination, and Canadians are not far behind.

Wi-Fi free zone: 7 essential offline apps for travellers

Wi-Fi free zone: 7 essential offline apps for travellers

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Let’s be honest, Internet is the biggest rip-off when you’re travelling. Fear not amigos, here’s seven apps that have your back for those wifi-free moments in life (not that they’re a bad thing)

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A short guide to vaccinations for Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Many people wonder what vaccinations they should get before they visit Thailand. There is a lot of information about it on the internet. Some websites have long lists of inoculations against scary diseases and it’s hard to tell which of them are really necessary. Before my first trip to Thailand I had the same dilemma. […]

Chasing Summer: 10 Escapes From Winter

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Autumn has arrived in the northern hemisphere and with it, a sense of sadness for many people.

Places to visit in Vietnam | Audley Travel

Places to visit in Vietnam | Audley Travel


Audley Travel

At Audley, our specialists have local knowledge about the best places to visit in Vietnam. Find out where we recommend for your next tailor-made trip

14 Security Tips for Smart Travelers

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

Traveling internationally can be both rewarding and exciting. Along with seeing new places and experiencing new cultures you can take away memories that will last a lifetime.

The ultimate guide to Ko Samui, Thailand’s hottest island

The ultimate guide to Ko Samui, Thailand’s hottest island

by Izabel Antle @ Geckos Tales

Waterfalls, beaches, nightlife and all the good stuff!

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Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City: a guide to Vietnam’s epic cities

Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City: a guide to Vietnam’s epic cities

by Stephanie Hood @ Geckos Tales

Decisions, decisions

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16 things you can fit on a bike in Vietnam

16 things you can fit on a bike in Vietnam

by Philippa Whishaw @ Geckos Tales

Not all heroes wear capes

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President Tran Dai Quang awards 1st Class Labor Order to U23 team

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

Vietnam’s U23 celebrated their victory over Qatar at the semi-final of the AFC U23 Championship in China  Before that Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc decided to present certificates of merit to the national U23 football squad for their success at the ongoing Asian Football Confederation’s U23 Championship in China. Led by coach Park Hang-seo, Vietnam became […]

Is Naples Safe For Tourists? What You (Really) Need To Know

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

It’s 2017 so time to sort this drama once and for all. Is Naples safe for tourists or not? Let’s spill the truth! It’s the elephant in the room of every discussion around Naples. Just like happened when I visited Rio de Janeiro, most of my conversations before heading to Italy’s third largest city had […]

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10 Shops in Singapore Where You Can Buy Cheap Travel Essentials

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

17 pics that’ll make you want to visit Morocco

17 pics that’ll make you want to visit Morocco

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

If a picture says a thousand words, this article is technically 17,000 words long

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Maybe the Best Place to Fall Asleep Under the Northern Lights – Levin Iglut in Finland

by tomy @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

We all have those once-in-a-lifetime travel destinations that have been on our holiday tick list for as long as we can remember. Seeing the Northern...

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VN strives for equal treatment of religions, ethnic groups: top lawmak

by robert @ CuBird

She was addressing the opening of the 137th  Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly’s general debate in Saint Petersburg, Russia, which was themed “Promoting cultural pluralism and peace through inter-faith and inter-ethnic dialogue”. The NA passed a Law on Belief and Religion in 2016, stipulating that everyone has the right to freedom of belief and religion, […]

7 Farms to Visit in Malaysia With Your Whole Family

by Adrian Chew @ TripZilla Magazine

Top 12 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Singapore

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Hong Kong businesses eye VN opportunities

by robert @ CuBird

Photo: vietnamnet.vn  In addition to traditional fields, such as clothing, real estate, agro-forestry-fisheries, Hong Kong investors are looking to fund infrastructure and waste treatment in the form of public-private partnership (PPP) models, the Voice of Vietnam cited Tina Phan, Director of Indochina at HKTDC, as saying.  The director […]

Top 7 Tips to Survive (And Actually Enjoy) Winter in Korea

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Chiang Rai Province: Why It’s Worth a Stop in Northern Thailand

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Chiang Rai highlights: from mountain-top views stretching into Laos to scenic villages among the tea fields.

The post Chiang Rai Province: Why It’s Worth a Stop in Northern Thailand appeared first on Indie Traveller.

The 10 Best Places To Spend New Year’s Eve in Europe

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

New Year’s Eve is a time most of us look forward to putting the old year behind us and starting with a fresh slate in the new year.

7 Cities to Visit in Spain Before You Have Kids

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Congratulations! You have decided to take the plunge into parenthood. Well, almost.

5 American National Landmarks That Deserve a Trip All Their Own

by Bethaney Wallace @ EscapeHere

It’s the red, white, and blue, the old tried and true.

Let them eat avo: the 5 best Aussie brunches in London

Let them eat avo: the 5 best Aussie brunches in London

by Hannah Foster @ Geckos Tales

All your breakfasts are belong to us

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9 Tips for Visiting Alaska

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

As the largest state in the U.S., Alaska offers some of the most breathtaking scenery on the planet.

20 Places You Must Visit In Vietnam

20 Places You Must Visit In Vietnam


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Find out the things you just have to do when visiting Vietnam. Whether you are just dropping by Hanoi, or riding through Ho Chi Minh city, do check out the places and activities listed!

10 Shops in Singapore Where You Can Buy Cheap Travel Essentials

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

London’s cheapest (and weirdest) eats

London’s cheapest (and weirdest) eats

by Dean Harries @ Geckos Tales

Can London really let go of its affluent reputation and allow us penny-pinching vagabonds to enjoy decent grub? Of course it can

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How to get the awesome places to visit in North Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Welcome to Northern Vietnam, we are confident to give you the best trip when coming here. You have just spent 3 days to experience in the famous destinations in Hanoi and Sapa. The north of Vietnam is so great because it offers wonderful opportunities to meet the strange folk in the peak of mountains as […]

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Lisbon 3-Day Itinerary: What to See In Europe’s Hipster Capital

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Lisbon 3-day itinerary is ideal for anyone visiting for the first time the portuguese capital. It’s packed with insider advice of what’s REALLY worth to do and hipster tips to see the major sights. Bem-vindo a Lisboa! Oh Lisbon. The city oozing the million-dollar combination of tradition, charm and modernism. The alluring culture, the […]

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Turn down: your ultimate guide to Angkor wat

Turn down: your ultimate guide to Angkor wat

by Travel Textbook @ Geckos Tales

Be a traveller, not a tourist. Do Angkor Wat right.

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8 Things to See and Do in Newfoundland

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

They say you will never run out of things to see and do in Newfoundland, whether you plan your trip from start to finish or just show up and go

MoIT announces vote for top exporters

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has announced the vote for prestigious exporters of 2017, aimed at supporting local firms in promoting exports and expanding markets. — Photo baodauthau.vn The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has announced the vote for prestigious exporters of 2017, aimed at supporting local firms in promoting exports and […]

5 of SAIGON’S BEST HIDDEN COCKTAIL BARS

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is a place of surprises, much of them elusive to first-time visitors with just a few days on the ground. Though a bit challenging at first, Ho Chi Minh City eventually became our favorite city in the world and a base for many of our adventures in the Southeast Asian region. It’s also a pretty great place to go out and grab a drink, whether it’s a Monday or Saturday, Saigon’s music venues, breathtaking rooftop bars, and tiny neighborhood spots are buzzing.

Unlike the more world famous, easy-to-find spots of Bangkok and Shanghai, Saigon is a city of tight neighborhoods which unveil themselves only to those intrepid enough to explore the tiniest, faintest lines on the map. Saigon doesn’t have a Times Square or Pudong. It’s a megacity comprised of small, distinct districts and alleys. Perch ... Read More »

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A map of where to find the most vegetarian friendly countries in the world

by Becky Moore @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

With the huge rise of plant-based diets, vegetarians and vegans have never had it so good. Although as I non-meat eater I know it’s not always to travel the world with a particular set of ethics – many countries still very much centre their culture around meat and it’s not always easy to find food...

How to help responsibly when you’re living in Thailand?

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Thailand attracts hundreds of expats every year. Many settle here to pursue an entrepreneurial career, or become a teacher. Life in Thailand is simple and pleasant, something that you rarely get in the western countries. Quite often expats in Thailand want to show their appreciation and give something back to the community and wonder how […]

The Coolest Things To Do In The Czech Republic In The Winter

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

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Extreme Sports Guide: 10 Best Spots in the World for Insane Stunts

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

From base-jumping and snowboarding to canyoning and bouldering, check out these beautiful natural spots where adrenaline junkies get their daily fix of death-defying stunts.

8 Fantastic Free Things to Do in the Galapagos Islands

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Vacationing in the Galapagos Islands is a dream shared by countless outdoor adventurers and wildlife enthusiasts.

Why Paralysis Made Me Want to Travel to Every Country in the World

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

My set plan was always to gain two years of career experience after university before thinking about travel. But that would all change. With the beige anoraks and cashmere black overcoats flurrying past me in my blurred peripheral vision, the sound of hundreds of pairs of shoes walking sharply past my ears, I knew something […]

Read the original post Why Paralysis Made Me Want to Travel to Every Country in the World on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.

15 Amazing Hotels Around The World For Under $100

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

While it is very easy to spend a lot of money when staying at a nice hotel there are some places around the world that have world class service and

The ultimate guide to Thailand’s islands

The ultimate guide to Thailand’s islands

by Cam Hassard @ Geckos Tales

Been? Going? Not even thinking about it? Here's the 411 on Thailand's best islands.

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10 Must Visit Spots in the Seychelles Islands

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

The Seychelles islands form an archipelago off the southeastern coast of the African continent.

One Day in Da Nang: The Essential Guide

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

My digital nomad life led me to Da Nang – one of the rapidly developing cities in Vietnam. I chose it mostly because it was by the sea and the internet was supposed to be good. I expected it to be different than Thailand, but I didn’t expect it to be so fascinating and beautiful. […]

6 Incredible Reasons to Explore Dorset

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

With everything from castles to cake, not to mention some of the most geologically diverse landscapes in the UK, there are plenty of reasons to explore Dorset. Reasons to Explore Dorset Located on the southwest coast of England, acclaimed landscape photographer Andy Farrer discovered there's a lot to get excited about in Dorset and its […]

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10 Amazing Historic Hotels in Florida

by Jeff Waddle @ EscapeHere

With its seemingly endless coastline, crystal clear water and warm weather year-round, Florida has been attracting people like a magnet for generations.

Annapurna vs. Everest: which hike will you like?

Annapurna vs. Everest: which hike will you like?

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

If you're already tossing up whether or not you should tackle Everest Base Camp or the Annapurna Circuit, good. You're on the right track.

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My peaceful weekend in Ba Be lake

by vietcenter @ Vietnam Tour Pedia

I had a great weekend getaway that I could enjoy peaceful moments in Ba Be Lake, Bac Kan province.   ...

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12 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Hoi An

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

8 things about Buddhism you never learned in school

8 things about Buddhism you never learned in school

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

Animal transfiguration, super strength hair follicles, self-mummification, power of the mind dry-cleaning - welcome to Buddhism school, rookie.

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Competition: win a fabulous £1000 hotel stay with Hotel Bonanza

by Guest Blogger @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

Want to win a £1,000 hotel stay with Hotel Bonanza?  Enter the competition here: http://bit.ly/2Dzfm7Z Why Hotel Bonanza? Bursting onto the online travel agency scene is Hotel Bonanza, offering an alternative to the high commissions charged by major hotel booking sites of up to 30%. High commissions force many hotels to put up their prices,...

Can cake- a special food in Phan Rang

by vietcenter @ Vietnam Tour Pedia

Let’s see how they make “can cake” which we enjoyed it in Ho Chi Minh (old name is Saigon) As ...

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Aks & elephant tusks: the life of a park ranger

Aks & elephant tusks: the life of a park ranger

by Oliver Pelling @ Geckos Tales

Park rangers protect the animals that we travellers love. But over the past 10 years, more than 1000 rangers have been killed on the job. The majority of these deaths were homicides.

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Transport in Thailand: All you need to know

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

South East Asia is famous for its crowded streets, speeding mopeds, buses and trains that never go on time and ever present chaos in public transport. Thailand is a bit more developed than the other nearby countries, but when it comes to its transportation it’s not that much differnet. It’s easy to get lost here. […]

The 7 Best Places to Spend New Years Eve in America

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

New Years Eve is quickly approaching and it’s about that time you start deciding where you want to ring in the year 2016.

Ukrainian International Airlines: Why I don’t want to save money on flights anymore

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Ukrainian International Airlines are one of the top airlines that fly between Thailand and Europe and because of their prices many people choose to holiday in the tropics. Expats from many countries very often use deals and promotions from UIA to visit their families, or to go for a short break to their home countries. Prices are […]

7 Beautiful Caribbean Island Destinations You’ve Never Heard Of

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

Looking to go on vacation? Dreaming of a warm destination with sandy beaches and bright sunshine? Instead of jetting off to Turks and Caicos or Aruba, check out these breath

12 Must-Do Activities in Penghu to Include in Your Taiwan Itinerary

by Cheryl Seet @ TripZilla Magazine

The ultimate guide to India (part 1)

The ultimate guide to India (part 1)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

It's a massive country, so we drilled our expert for all the information you need for the best Indian escapade ever.

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How to get over the post-holiday blues (in 10 easy steps)

How to get over the post-holiday blues (in 10 easy steps)

by Urban Adventures @ Geckos Tales

Now you’re home, and the relief you first felt at returning to your own bed is waning. Here’s our unscientific guide to beating the blahs

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9 unmissable Latin American drinks

9 unmissable Latin American drinks

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

Learn the lingo, drink the drinks, eat the foods, repeat.

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10 Amazing Historic Hotels in California

by Jeff Waddle @ EscapeHere

California is a delightfully diverse destination with a colorful history.

Cherry blossoms flooding a lake = magic

Cherry blossoms flooding a lake = magic

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

This is why God invented drones

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Photo comp: winners, grinners and epic shots

Photo comp: winners, grinners and epic shots

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

The illustrious Geckos photo comp is underway, which means we’re knee-deep in the best travel shots from all around the globe. And because we’re kind and considerate people, we thought we’d share the most epic photographs to come across our desk and grace our computer screens thus far.  There’s everything from the cute (but admittedly kinda

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Lonely Planet’s 10 Most Accessible Vacation Destinations for 2016

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

The world’s population is rapidly aging and this is having an impact on global business and tourism as companies are slowly starting to realize that accessibility is not just an

Heads up: The Taj Mahal will be covered in mud for a year

Heads up: The Taj Mahal will be covered in mud for a year

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Going to India? Read this

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Most romantic destinations for a Valentine’s Vacation in Danang

by Brandee brande @

What are your plans for a romantic date on Valentine’s Day? Danang is the best paradise of fun and relaxation with lots of beautiful scenery and romantic dating places. Come to Da Nang for the most memorable Valentine’s Day. Here are the best places for Valentine’s Day in Da Nang Take a walk on both […]

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Brunch? Or an epic adventure?

Brunch? Or an epic adventure?

by Justin Meneguzzi @ Geckos Tales

We see your cold drip filter and raise you a Vietnamese iced coffee (in Vietnam).

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4 reasons why you should definitely go to Goa

4 reasons why you should definitely go to Goa

by Melanie Ewan @ Geckos Tales

White sand beaches, palm trees, and the Arabian Sea. Ah, beautiful Goa

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8 Places to Visit in Italy Before You Have Kids

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Italy is truly one of Mother Nature’s masterpieces, offering a geography boasting incredible landscapes- from the icy Alps to the volcanic craters to the turquoise waters.

It’s official: these are the 10 cities with the hottest locals

It’s official: these are the 10 cities with the hottest locals

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Get them while they're hot

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Wisdom Tooth Extraction

by @ Serenity International Dental Clinic Vietnam

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12 Legendary World Food Markets to Eat Your Way Through

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

There’s no better way to indulge your senses in a new destination than to step into the orderly chaos of a local market and smell, touch, see, and eat your

9 Landscapes That Inspired Great Works of Art

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

The world we live in is gorgeous and often awe-inspiring.

The best places to visit in March

The best places to visit in March

by Amy Foyster @ Geckos Tales

When March rolls around you will have just gotten stuck in to the year, but you’ll probably already be ready for a break from uni or work. That’s why we’re bringing you our top picks for places to visit in March

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A review of our “Foodie” tour by a renown New York Chef

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Here is an excerpt from the food diary of Mario Tolentino, a New York Chef and winner of The Food Network’s “Chopped” in 2010.  Mr. Tolentino, a street food fanatic, decided to take part in our “Foodie” tour on August 6th, 2011.  He was kind enough to send his review of “The Lunch Lady” and…

The 10 Most Beautiful Views in Iceland

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Iceland is sometimes known as the Land of Fire and Ice, thanks to a wide range of landscapes that include everything from volcanoes to thundering waterfalls to creeping glaciers.

Filmmaker goes to Myanmar, comes back with crazy video

Filmmaker goes to Myanmar, comes back with crazy video

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Ben McNamara's 'The Golden Land' is god damned beautiful.

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Long layover? 12 ways to pass the time at Changi airport

Long layover? 12 ways to pass the time at Changi airport

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Say no to aimless wandering - Changi Airport's got your back.

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Travel Asia like a pro: the top phrases to know

Travel Asia like a pro: the top phrases to know

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Live it. Learn it

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7 Charming Places to Visit in Cuba

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Most travelers to Cuba have one thing in common; they tend to stick with the better-known areas of Havana, Varadero or Cayo Coco.

10 Secret Caribbean Hotels

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

There are hundreds of thousands hotels and resorts across the Caribbean and many of us have a picture in our minds that they all tend to be mega-resorts; but assuming

8 things to look out for at Cusco’s San Pedro market

8 things to look out for at Cusco’s San Pedro market

by Amanda Linardon @ Geckos Tales

Peru's San Pedro Market is a good one. Here are the top eight things that will assault your senses, and perhaps even your sensibilities, at San Pedro Mark

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Tokyo to Osaka, in photos: Japan with Geckos Adventures

Tokyo to Osaka, in photos: Japan with Geckos Adventures

by Julie Germansky @ Geckos Tales

Sushi, shopping and ancient temples, our Discover Japan trip is 10 days of amazement

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How to spend 24 hours in Athens

How to spend 24 hours in Athens

by Amy Foyster @ Geckos Tales

Athens is the birthplace of democracy, home of the Olympic Games, and played a pivotal role in early philosophy, art, theatre and souvlakis

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10 Waterfalls to See Before You Die

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Thundering water, “smoking” water—these are just a couple of the ways people around the world have conceptualized waterfalls.

10 Foods That Make the State  

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Every single one of the American States has its own quirky food scene and signature dish.

Geckos photo comp is back, baby

Geckos photo comp is back, baby

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

You've got to risk it to get the biscuit

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Turkey mythbusting: everything you know is wrong

Turkey mythbusting: everything you know is wrong

by Oliver Pelling @ Geckos Tales

If Turkey was a TV show, the following points could be considered ‘spoilers’.

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Climbing Mount Pico: All You Need To Know For an Epic Hike

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

During my last trip to Azores, I had the pleasure of climbing Mount Pico in Pico island. Here’s my experience and how you can get to the top safely. While it’s not by any means amongst the tallest in the world, Mount Pico can be deceptively difficult to conquer which leads to many failed climb […]

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The most inspiring rendition of ‘stand by me’ you’ll ever hear

The most inspiring rendition of ‘stand by me’ you’ll ever hear

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

A multicultural cast sing one of the greatest songs of all time. You won't believe your ears

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The 7 Dirtiest Things on an Airplane

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Breaking news: airplanes are dirty, but that shouldn’t come as a surprise to many who watch thousands of people load into these metal tubes and fly hours from one destination

Quiz: Where’s That European Landmark?

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Have all those great Euro-trips paid off? Are your eyes wide open when traveling this globe? How much have you really seen? Find out with this fun quiz and see if

8 reasons you should spend your uni break in Vietnam

8 reasons you should spend your uni break in Vietnam

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Reason #7: You get to say things like "Back in 'Nam..."

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7 Farms to Visit in Malaysia With Your Whole Family

by Adrian Chew @ TripZilla Magazine

6 Essential Croatian Destinations

by Brea Elford @ EscapeHere

It seems like everyone and their dog is flocking to Croatia these days, and for good reason; this country is has everything- beaches, nightlife, history, culture, scenery… all at a

Unique and Unusual Places to Visit in Milan

by Sharon Goodes @ TripZilla Magazine

Second wife and men’s dowry: Relationships in Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Every time I research things related to Thai love, I get a little confused. As everything here, also relationships in Thailand are complicated and full of contradictions. Sometimes I think that even Thais can’t figure it out. On one hand the society is very conservative and talking about sex is wrong, on the other, there […]

72 Hours in Amsterdam with Kids

by Monique Rubin @ Ciao Bambino

Amsterdam, with its famous canals and gable-roofed buildings, is on of Europe’s most picturesque cities.

Flat, small and easy to navigate on foot, Amsterdam is home to numerous parks, attractions and boasts more museums per capita than any other European capital. All of these attributes make it a great destination for a few-night stay with kids.

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7 reasons a Geckos adventure makes the perfect grad gift

7 reasons a Geckos adventure makes the perfect grad gift

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

It's the gift that keeps on giving, until the trip is over, then it stops

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Best things to eat in New York for under $20

Best things to eat in New York for under $20

by Amy Foyster @ Geckos Tales

Eat your way around New York on the cheap

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Vietnam’s Visa System is a Mess (Here’s How it Actually Works)

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Explaining the four different ways of entering Vietnam visa-free or with visa.

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Hoi An, Vietnam - David's Been Here

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Hoi An, Vietnam - David's Been Here


David's Been Here

Check out the top 10 reasons to visit Hoi An, Vietnam. Hoi An has everything you want in an Asia city, from beaches to incredible food.

Using a Smartphone Camera Lens Kit To Boost Your Photos: Pixter Review

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Looking for a clever, effective and inexpensive way to boost your photos on your smartphone? Pixter might be the answer you’re looking for. This is a detailed review on of their attachable smartphone camera lens: the Super Fisheye! I confess I had a bit of prejudice against smartphone accessories. It’s just that I’ve seen so […]

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Bond, James Bond: how to travel like 007

Bond, James Bond: how to travel like 007

by Chris Girdler @ Geckos Tales

This trip will cost you a lot of moneypennies.

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6 countries you should totally visit before turning 25

6 countries you should totally visit before turning 25

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Foreeeevver young. I want to be, forever young

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Stunning Pictures from the best resorts in Da Nang

by Brandee brande @

Da Nang is not only known for its many scenic spots, but also famous for its many beautiful resorts. See all these pictures, you will understand why the resorts in Da Nang is always a place that many people want to experience when coming to here. Holiday Beach Da Nang hotel & resort With a […]

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TripZilla’s Picks: Top 18 Travel Destinations for 2018

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

The future of travel: new video report reveals startling travel trends for 2015

The future of travel: new video report reveals startling travel trends for 2015

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Only 100 aeroplanes expected to fly in 2015 and travellers can look forward to eating more ice cream, study says

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Revealed: The 10 Most Punctual Airlines in 2017

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

24 hours in Panama City

24 hours in Panama City

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

With unmetered taxis, supreme coffee options and one of the world’s greatest engineering feats at your doorstep, there’s a lot to like about Panama City

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10 Underrated Attractions in Singapore to Check Out on Your Next Trip

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

10 awesome stops you need to make on your great American road trip

10 awesome stops you need to make on your great American road trip

by Jo Stewart @ Geckos Tales

Stock up snacks, friends. All the snacks.

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How to (not) conquer the Inca trail

How to (not) conquer the Inca trail

by Amanda Linardon @ Geckos Tales

Because sometimes these things don't go to plan.

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Off the beaten tap: the best beers in Prague

Off the beaten tap: the best beers in Prague

by Common Wanderer @ Geckos Tales

Czech 'em out

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Proof that South America never stops being awesome

Proof that South America never stops being awesome

by Oliver Pelling @ Geckos Tales

An extremely scientific social media experience that South America is amazing, all the time.

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Treat yo’ self: 5 beaches you should probably be on (right now)

Treat yo’ self: 5 beaches you should probably be on (right now)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

There’s nothing like it: kicking back on golden sands, taking ‘leg or hot dog’ selfies, sipping coke as the sun sets behind the bottle (just like in the ads), and selecting the photo filter that will engender maximum jealousy in your friends back home.

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7 Small Texas Towns Perfect for a Weekend Getaway

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

Small towns have a style all their own.

10 Things to See and Do in Iceland

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Iceland, a land where fire and ice co-exist, home to the best free education, the best life expectancy and the world’s biggest hot tub.

Top 50 Places to Go in 2018 with Kids

by Amie O'Shaughnessy @ Ciao Bambino

The year has started off with a bang! Experiential travel is hot for 2018, and we’re seeing families from around the world covet vacation time more than ever, as it’s their best opportunity to disconnect and subsequently, reconnect. It seems we have to work harder and harder to get true quality time together as a family,…

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Make it suntory time: these are Japan’s best whisky bars

Make it suntory time: these are Japan’s best whisky bars

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Welcome to the Land of the Rising Suntory

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Shake it off: a travel guide to hand-holding

Shake it off: a travel guide to hand-holding

by Taz Liffman @ Geckos Tales

Much of travel’s allure hinges upon a return to days of child-like wonder in the face of all that is foreign and new.

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The Week That Was – #35

The Week That Was – #35

by Little Grey Box @ Little Grey Box

A look at the week that was and a little insight into the #bloglife, sharing things I just can’t share anywhere else! Highlights of the week It has felt like things started to get back to normal this week. Most people returned to work and I’ve had more emails come through, which is always a good thing. This week for me has been a week of getting things done and doing things I have wanted and needed to do! Everyone went out on Saturday, leaving me home alone with a box of semi-permanent pink hair colour. I love putting colours in my hair but I get a bit nervous sometimes that other people won’t like it, so I don’t do it. With my newfound ‘I don’t care’ attitude (read last week’s TWTW if you missed it) I had no reservations doing it. It didn’t take long at all and was actually pretty easy. Unlike past attempts, I actually took my time doing it and gave it my best ‘professional’ effort. It turned out amazing and I loved it! While I didn’t do it for anyone else, everyone I came across said they loved it too. My grandma, neighbours, friends – it was [...]

Anthony Bourdain’s 10 Favorite Hotels in the World

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Beloved American writer, traveler and culinary curator Anthony Bourdain recently published a list on his Facebook account listing his 10 favorite hotels in the world.

The 8 Best Sledding Hills in North America

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Winter is coming and one of the best ways to enjoy the cold snowy weather is to bundle up and go play in it, whatever age you are.

A list of things to do in Amritsar based on personal experience

by Naimish Sanghvi @ Roaming Clan

The decision to do a Weekend Trip to Amritsar was a quick one. There were no second thoughts. I read about it when I was in school and I wanted to see the Golden temple ever since. But most of us don’t plan a trip to a city for a weekend to visit just one location.

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6 Outstanding Counties in Ireland

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Ireland is nothing short of fulfilling with striking landscapes and visions of natural allure. The Atlantic brings welcome, warm geothermal gusts and the rare geological wealth is astounding.

Nine beautiful reasons why you should visit Peru in your lifetime

by Emma Clair Kelly @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

It was 1532 when Fransisco Pizarro led his Spanish army into Peru and laid siege to the Inca civilization and since then Peru has held a fascination for visitors because of its diverse environment, vibrant culture and stunning landscapes. When you set off on a journey through Peru, you plunge into an authentic, unique and...

Smile Makeover Vietnam Package Tour for 07 Nights & 08 Days

by @ Serenity International Dental Clinic Vietnam

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My Trip to Alishan: Spending a Night in the Mountains of Taiwan

by Jasmine Gui @ TripZilla Magazine

The 8 Most Beautiful Views in France

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

There’s a reason that France ends up near the top of lots of travel bucket lists—the country is simply one of the most beautiful places in the world.

The Most Beautiful Cafés in Chiang Mai

by Christopher Grabinski @ The Blond Travels

Chiang Mai is a city that offers the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. After a couple of exhausting day trips into the mountains or other thrilling, action-packed activities, there’s nothing better than taking a deep breath and just do – well – nothing. Sure, a spa day with massages, manicures, pedicures and facials is […]

The Best Urban Parks in Canada

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Canada is known for some of its incredible National Parks but often what gets overlooked in this great nation are the incredible urban parks that have popped up from coast

Countries that look like things

Countries that look like things

by Taz Liffman @ Geckos Tales

ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED!

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Exploring Japan: a video diary from Flying the Nest

Exploring Japan: a video diary from Flying the Nest

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Get ready for ramen, a day at Tokyo Disneyland, some fascinating cultural sites, more ramen and heaps of cool and kawaii things

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12 Things to Love About Ibiza

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

The island of Ibiza is well-known for its lively nightlife scene, beautiful beaches and more than six million tourists who visit it each year.

The 10 Most Friendly Cities in America 2015

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

As travelers, we talk a lot about the best places to visit.

Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City: Which Vietnam City Is Right For You?

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Struggling making a decision between Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh for your upcoming trip to Vietnam? In this article I’m comparing both cities in terms of food, safety, places to visit and overall vibe for you to decide its overall travel potential. Which one is the right for you? Vietnam is not the easiest of […]

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How to become an online English teacher?

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

We live in a world where you don’t need to leave your house to be able to go to school. Thanks to the internet and developed technology we can learn whatever we want and wherever we are. We can also teach anywhere, whether it’s a hostel in Thailand or a nice Airbnb apartment in Italy. […]

The 10 Most Interesting Waterfalls in Europe

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

There are tons of waterfalls scattered around Europe and around the world, and all have their merits. But Europe is home to some of the...

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24 types of “inspirational” travel quotes (and what they really mean)

24 types of “inspirational” travel quotes (and what they really mean)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

We're never quite sure if travel quotes make us really want to throw up or really want to go travelling

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The 7 Best Bakeries in the 5 Boroughs

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Cookies and cakes, bread and bagels, oh my! New Yorkers love baked goods—that’s no surprise, especially given that the city’s unofficial pastry patron is the bagel.

India: Taj Mahal tidbits (infographic)

India: Taj Mahal tidbits (infographic)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Because infographics are awesome, India's Taj Mahal is awesome, and this just seemed like a good thing to do.

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Why SE Asia is great for muslim travellers

Why SE Asia is great for muslim travellers

by Passport & Plates @ Geckos Tales

Halal for days

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Home sweet home: Find your dream place in Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

The first thing which you need to do when you come to live in Thailand is to find a good place to stay. It’s a stressful process for those, who want to settle here for the first time, but despite what you might think, finding an apartment, or a house in the Land of Smiles […]

How to Travel Independently (and Cheaply) in Cuba

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Salsa, cigars, 1950s cars and mojitos await in this fascinating country. But you should be aware of a few things...

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10 Instagrammers every traveller should follow

10 Instagrammers every traveller should follow

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Every couple of weeks, we put the call out for Instagram's best travel shots. Here are some of our favourites from week 1.

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The most beautiful travel film ever made?

The most beautiful travel film ever made?

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Filmed over 20 days and 3500km, Leonardo Dalessandri's incredible 'Watchtower of Turkey' video raises the bar for other travel films.

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Got wine? A guide to South America’s best

Got wine? A guide to South America’s best

by Kellie Bright @ Geckos Tales

We all know France, Italy and Spain make some kickass wines. But South America’s wine output is formidable too. Here's the scoop on some of the main wine producing spots in South America. Go here, drink wine, have fun

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What your travel habits say about you

What your travel habits say about you

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

Got travel hacks? Tell us your best and win the trip of a lifetime to India, Vietnam or Turkey. Here, we’ll explore the big questions such as, are you a roller or a folder? A window or an aisle guy? A backpack or suitcase go-er? You know, the kind of habits you debate with fellow

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The 10 Best Cities in the World 2015

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

More than 128,000 readers of Condé Nast Traveler voted for their favorite cities in the world outside of the U.S. and the votes have been tallied.

4 reasons to quit real life and go travelling

4 reasons to quit real life and go travelling

by Chloe Papas @ Geckos Tales

Is it time for you to call it quits and indulge in some wanderlusty hedonism? Maybe.

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Crypto-currencies see short-term bubble and likely long-term staying power

by PATAIntern @ PATA

DAVOS, January 25, 2018 – Bitcoin’s price has increased more than 12-fold in the past four years, and the combined market… Read More   

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Ensuring security of Vietnam’s football fans in China

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

 Vietnam’s U23 team in Changzhou, China before the final match against Uzeberkistan Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs suggested supporters buy tickets only at the organizing board’s counters, bring warm clothes to protect from frozen weather, carefully retain their identity papers and belongings, and abide by local regulations.

7 Trips Perfect for Taking in Your 20s

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Age is just a mind set but your body, on the other hand, can deal out something a little less easygoing than attitude when you start getting up in numbers.

13 Things to do in Da Nang - The Blond Travels

13 Things to do in Da Nang - The Blond Travels


The Blond Travels

Check out the best things to do in Da Nang! This list will fill your days with activities and entertainment. After this, you will never be bored in Da Nang.

The best countries for surviving a zombie apocalypse

The best countries for surviving a zombie apocalypse

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

It’s the zombie apocalypse. It’s finally here. Stick with us if you want to get out alive.

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6 sweet destinations under a 5-hour flight from the West Coast

6 sweet destinations under a 5-hour flight from the West Coast

by Melissa Ariganello @ Geckos Tales

West Coast, best coast

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SEE TEFL Course Interview with Mandy from Mexico

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

A few months ago, I visited SEE TEFL in Chiang Mai to take a look at their brand-new school building in Chiang Mai. SEE TEFL is of course the TEFL school I attended when I arrived in Thailand around four years ago to get trained to become an English teacher. During my visit I had […]

10 of the Best Places to Party in Asia - Hostelworld

10 of the Best Places to Party in Asia - Hostelworld


Hostelworld Blog

Are you looking for the best party cities in Asia ? Here is an extraordinary list which tells you more about the 10 best places to party in Asia !

The 5 Safest Cities for Women to Travel Alone in Canada

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Canada is one of the safest places to visit, whether you are traveling in a group or alone and that bodes well for women who are looking to visit this

Discover: Savannah

by @ Wikitravel

Chippewa Square in Savannah, Georgia was the site of the bus stop in the movie Forrest Gump, but don't look for the famous bench; it was just a prop.

26 emotions you’ll have on an overnight train in Vietnam

26 emotions you’ll have on an overnight train in Vietnam

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

All aboard!

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The 10 Most Unfriendly Cities in America 2015

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

When people talk about travel, a lot of the discussion will focus on the best places to travel—and there are certain places that rank high on the list of great

How to not suck at airport layovers (in five easy steps)

How to not suck at airport layovers (in five easy steps)

by Oliver Pelling @ Geckos Tales

There are ways to not suck at airport layovers – ways to be really good at airport layovers, even. And it all starts with one question

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6 ultimate adventures for 2015

6 ultimate adventures for 2015

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

NOW, the tail end of 2014, is a pretty good time to talk about the adventures we think are worth tackling next year. So, hi.

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Come Fly With Me, Pack Up, Let’s Fly Away

by Steven King @ International Living

What convinced me that I was in the right place were the friendly, warm and welcoming Cambodian people who greeted me and generously offered assistance wherever I went. I fell head-over-heels for the charming nature of the Cambodian people...

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You should visit Myanmar right now. Here are 10 reasons why.

You should visit Myanmar right now. Here are 10 reasons why.

by Elle Gillard @ Geckos Tales

It's Myan-marvellous! (Sorry not sorry)

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13 of the best ways to see the Great Barrier Reef

13 of the best ways to see the Great Barrier Reef

by Little Grey Box @ Little Grey Box

If you’ve been looking for a very good reason to visit the Great Barrier Reef this year, look no further! 2018 is officially the International Year of the Coral Reef, which means it’d be rude not to celebrate with all the creatures who call a coral reef home. Am I right?! The Great Barrier Reef is the only place in the world where you can swim with Dwarf Minke Whales, float over colourful giant clams and look for six of the world’s seven species of turtle. Tropical North Queensland is the gateway to the stunning Great Barrier Reef and the perfect destination for an idyllic sun-drenched escape this year. To help you get inspired to visit, here are 13 of the very best ways to see the Great Barrier Reef and celebrate the International Year of the Coral Reef! Planning a trip to Tropical North Queensland? Here are, ‘16 of the BEST things to do in Cairns,’ and, ‘17 of the BEST things to do in Port Douglas.’ 1. Dive with sharks Discover one of the best shark experiences in the world while diving with Mike Ball Dive Expeditions. The live-aboard expedition takes you to spectacular, remote Coral Sea drop-offs that attract [...]

8 of Vietnam and Cambodia’s best street foods

8 of Vietnam and Cambodia’s best street foods

by Eliza Gower @ Geckos Tales

Cambodia and Vietnam are home to more deliciousness than you could begin to imagine. Also, memes.

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10 Memorable Places Best Visited By Cruise Ship

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

When planning your next vacation, there are a variety of trips you can go on.

8 Places to Visit in Europe Before You Have Kids

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

There are two ways to visit Europe, the first is with kids and although that seems overwhelming at first, this continent is actually quite kid-friendly.

The Best Packing Cubes: Rated and Reviewed

by Julianna Barnaby @ The Discoveries Of

Tired of messy luggage that you’re constantly having to unpack and repack throughout your trip? Travel packing cubes are the answer. These handy travel accessories help you to keep your backpack or suitcase organised and efficient. I’ve rated and reviewed the best packing cubes for your travels. Like many pieces of travel gear, packing cubes […]

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The 5 best travel videos of 2014

The 5 best travel videos of 2014

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

2014 was a brilliant year for visual inspiration. Here, we've rounded up the biggest, the most beautiful, the most inspirational and the most moving videos we've seen over the past 12 months. It's not comprehensive by any means, but we reckon it's a pretty solid list

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Disadvantages of teaching English online

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Teaching English online has many advantages. You can live anywhere you want, travel and earn money at the same time. Thanks to it I’ve managed to live in Thailand, Vietnam and Poland and soon I’m going to be travelling again. So far I’ve only told you about the good side of online teaching, but what […]

Stranger things: The world’s weirdest facts

Stranger things: The world’s weirdest facts

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Remember when potatoes were against the law? True story.

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7 Things to See and Do in the Cook Islands

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

One hears the words “Cook Islands” and immediately thinks of clear turquoise waters, volcanic peaks, palm-fringed beaches and a feeling of being cast away into another world.

Lessons learned from living abroad

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

I have lived abroad for 13 years. I was very young when I left Poland and when you’re young you want to try something new. I wanted to try living abroad. I was planning to stay in England for a year, but I stayed for 10. Time goes quickly when you live in a big […]

8 Things to See and Do in Cambodia

by Rina Marcotte @ EscapeHere

After the fall of the terrifying and violent Khmer Rouge regime in the late 1990s, Cambodia has slowly re-established itself as a popular backpacker and off-the-beaten-path tourist destination.

The 16 best things to do in London

The 16 best things to do in London

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Lon-done

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Why you should go live on an island in Cambodia

Why you should go live on an island in Cambodia

by Common Wanderer @ Geckos Tales

Put de lime in de coconut and drink it all up

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Top 20 Movie Locations You Must Visit In Your Lifetime

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

Working as a set scout is one of the most rewarding yet most difficult jobs in the movie industry.

Hands Up If You Love Animals! 8 Places To Head To in Singapore For Wildlife Lovers

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

7 Legendary Toy Stores That Even Adults Will Love

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

It is no secret that kids go crazy for toy stores and planning a vacation with a trip to one always brings smiles.

Nha Trang Travel Diary 2017

by vietcenter @ Vietnam Tour Pedia

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8 things to expect when backpacking with your bae

8 things to expect when backpacking with your bae

by Brad Whiteford @ Geckos Tales

What to expect when you're expecting loved-up, adventurous bliss.

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A short guide to Had Rin

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Had Rin is a small town, located on thee beautiful island of Koh Phangan, in the south of Thailand. It is mostly famous for its full moon parties – monthly events, frequented by thousands of young people looking for cheap booze, loud music and good fun. I have been coming to Had Rin every year […]

What it’s really like to visit Cambodia’s killing fields

What it’s really like to visit Cambodia’s killing fields

by Madelene Flanagan @ Geckos Tales

A strange sort of silence seems to settle upon the bus as we arrive.

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10 reasons you’ll fall in love with Nha Trang, Vietnam

10 reasons you’ll fall in love with Nha Trang, Vietnam

by Amber Dunlap @ Geckos Tales

It's literally impossible to get bored here

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7 Must-Eat Foods In Seoul During Winter

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

11 Great reasons to visit stunning Okinawa

11 Great reasons to visit stunning Okinawa

by Little Grey Box @ Little Grey Box

Far away from the bustling, neon-lit streets of Tokyo, Okinawa offers a peaceful respite from the rest of the world. Idyllic stretches of pristine, white-sand beaches and glittering turquoise waters hiding a dazzling world of marine life below. Famed for its vast number of centenarians, the Okinawa archipelago is alive with natural wonders, historical sites and unique cultural and food experiences just waiting to be unearthed by avid adventurers. If it isn’t already, Okinawa should be on every traveller’s bucket list. Here are 11 great reasons why. Watch this video and be inspired to explore Okinawa yourself…  1. Stunning cherry blossoms Okinawa comes alive with brilliant shades of pink Sakura, offering the earliest Cherry Blossom. Hanami celebrations run from mid-January through to mid-February, providing avid adventures with the opportunity to take part in Cherry Blossom Festival celebrations all over Okinawa. Visit Mount Yaedake, Nakijin Castle Ruins, Nago Central Park and Yaese Park where you’ll spend hours soaking in the annual pink phenomenon, a travel bucket-list item for many travel lovers. 2. Locals who understand longevity Discover the secrets of longevity from Okinawa’s elderly residents. Per head, Okinawa’s population is home to more centenarians than anywhere else in the world – [...]

13 things only people who’ve been to Java will understand

13 things only people who’ve been to Java will understand

by Louise Burton @ Geckos Tales

Java is a full-on travel experience. Here are 13 reasons why. You're welcome.

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Top 7 Tips to Survive (And Actually Enjoy) Winter in Korea

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Vietnam’s player named in AFC’s list of players to watch

by robert @ CuBird

 With the AFC Women’s U19 Championship fast approaching, the-afc.com has picked a player from each competing nation to watch in Nanjing, China, with Vietnamese defender Nguyen Thi Minh Anh among them.

10 facts that will make you fall in love with sloths (all over again)

10 facts that will make you fall in love with sloths (all over again)

by Eliza Gower @ Geckos Tales

Sloths are by far and away the best animal in the world. They are both adorable and utterly ridiculous. Here's proof

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The 6 Worst Airline Disasters of 2015

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Airline disasters are becoming real, in a very scary way. The year 2014 was a horrible year for airline disasters, where aircrafts seemingly disappeared in thin air or crashed horribly.

Morocco for dummies: 7 reasons we love the place

Morocco for dummies: 7 reasons we love the place

by Eliza Gower @ Geckos Tales

You think it's going to be like walking through the set of Aladdin, but then you're totally blown away by the extent to which a trip to Morocco is really like a magic carpet ride

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Vang Vieng now: hedonistic party town made good?

Vang Vieng now: hedonistic party town made good?

by Common Wanderer @ Geckos Tales

Five years ago, Vang Vieng was the greatest party scene on the planet

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What Makes The Holidays At Universal Orlando Epic

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

The holidays are here and they’re in full effect at Universal Orlando. All of your favorite things at the park are still here, but there might be a few holiday twists. There isn’t a bad time to visit Univeral Orlando but we think it’s safe...

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7 reasons to visit Machu Picchu when you’re young

7 reasons to visit Machu Picchu when you’re young

by Megan Arzbaecher @ Geckos Tales

Spoiler alert: it's awesome.

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The 8 Best Holiday Window Displays in the World

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

The unveiling of window displays for the Christmas season is felt all over the world, though most notably in New York City as thousands of people turn out each year

5 reasons you should do an India trip while you’re young

5 reasons you should do an India trip while you’re young

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Y'know, other than the fact it's awesome

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10 Interesting Facts About Iceland

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

In recent years, Iceland’s gained a reputation among backpackers, hikers and travelers seeking a little bit more adventure.

Fun Things to Do in Changi Airport Whether You’re A Local or Tourist

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

America’s 10 Best Towns to Visit During the Holidays

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

It’s that time of year again, sleigh bells are ringing, Christmas lights are strung from rooftops and around trees, carols are playing over the radio and there is a feeling

Treat yo’ self: a super-sensual guide to the world’s best massages

Treat yo’ self: a super-sensual guide to the world’s best massages

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

A massage is the ultimate form of treating yo' self

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PM calls for joined hands for the poor

by robert @ CuBird

The ceremony was jointly held by the Standing Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee and the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs on the evening of 15 October. Over the past 17 years, the movement to assist the poor in escaping poverty has been widely expanded in society. […]

Eco-friendly exhilaration in the magnificent Canadian Rockies, Alberta

by Lee Hubbard @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

The temperature read a “high” of -7C and my fingers, even inside my thick gloves, verified the fact. I clipped on ski boots for the first time in 10 years (not that you would even guess I’d ever skied before, if you were to watch me sliding down a mountain…), and joined my guide as...

13 reasons to go cycling in Vietnam right now

13 reasons to go cycling in Vietnam right now

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

A wise man (probably) once said: "He who travels in by bike has a way better time than he who travels on foot", and we're inclined to agree.

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What it’s really like to visit Hiroshima

What it’s really like to visit Hiroshima

by Madelene Flanagan @ Geckos Tales

I was expecting to find myself in some sort of ghost town

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The 12 Best Streets Foods in Italy

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Many people don’t associate Italy with street food, but they would be missing out on a country that offers regional specialties and unique eats.

8 Travel Destinations for the Chinese New Year Holidays in 2018

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Where to Stay in San Francisco – A Guide To The Best Neighborhoods and Accommodation

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

Choosing  where to stay in San Francisco can be difficult. With so many neighborhoods to choose from, selecting accommodation can be overwhelming for the first time visitor. Local writer Mimi McFadden created this guide to help you with your decision. A guide to San Francisco includes information on of the 5 most popular areas with suggestions of […]

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Top 7 places to visit in Vietnam

by Krati Agarwal @ Roaming Clan

If you love natural beauty, then Vietnam is the place for you. This country offers striking landscapes that range from the lush rice terraces and forested mountains in the north to the amazing view valleys of the Central Highlands and the fertile delta and don’t forget the beautiful beaches of the south. The country also has

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Winter in Japan: Why You Should Visit The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go

by Beatrice Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Chable Resort & Spa: A Kid-Friendly Hideaway in the Yucatan Jungle

by Tanvi Chheda @ Ciao Bambino

Arriving at Chable, a hacienda-turned-38-casita resort and spa within Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, we were ready for a bit of jungle fun — and that’s exactly what we got. Tucked away on 750 acres of lush tropical foliage, the year-old property beautifully blends the plantation history and traditions of the area with plenty of contemporary comforts.…

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10 Emerging Travel Destinations You Need to Visit NOW

by Rachel Despres @ EscapeHere

Italy. Australia. Thailand. These popular destinations are on most everyone’s travel bucket list, and for good reason. They’re rich with history, vibrant culture and sensational food.

12 Things You Must Try for Your First Seoul Winter

by Miranda Zhang @ TripZilla Magazine

Long Neck Village: One of the worst attractions in Northern Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

There are attractions in Thailand that I would never want to see. These include so called tiger kingdoms, where wild cats are drugged and forced to pose for photos with tourists, or places where elephants are trained to paint pictures or ride bicycles. I wouldn’t visit them because mass tourism is distasteful, but also because […]

What You Need to Know When Travelling with Pets Outside of Canada

by Melissa @ TuGo Travel Blog

Holiday pet travel The holidays are for family; and for many, pets are part of the family too. If you’re considering bringing your pets along to visit family or friends outside of Canada, there are some things you’ll need to know before leaving the country. Requirements for pets leaving Canada Before you go, make sure […]

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9 world leaders with more swagger than Lebron James

9 world leaders with more swagger than Lebron James

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Politics just got sexy

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The 12 Best Luxury Spa Resorts in Canada

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

If you combine luxury accommodations, fine dining and an incredible spa with epic views, you will be looking at some of the most luxurious spa resorts in Canada.

Vietnamese coffee will change your life. Here’s why.

Vietnamese coffee will change your life. Here’s why.

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

I've bean thinking about you a latte

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Top Ten Places To Visit In Vietnam

by Angela Lewonczyk @ Hai Au Aviation

Vietnam is one of the most magnificent areas of Southeast Asia. It is home to amazing cities and countryside filled with culture, history and stunning sights. It is a country jam-packed with seasides, mountain ranges, and national parks. For tourists planning to explore this exquisite country, there is no end to the options available to […]

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Roadtripping from LA to San Francisco, in photos

Roadtripping from LA to San Francisco, in photos

by Phoebe Escott-Kenny @ Geckos Tales

Everything was a first for me. Every place and activity on the itinerary, roadtripping with a small group from LA to San Fran, was a new experience for me

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4 awesome rooftop bars in Chiang Mai

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Chiang Mai is a place where it’s good to slow down and relax. During the day you can spend your time shopping in various boutiques and malls, or drink coffee in a beautiful and stylish cafe. And when the sun sets you can head to one of the bars in the city and mingle with […]

Explore the Galapagos Islands with google street view

Explore the Galapagos Islands with google street view

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

The Galapagos Islands: way more interesting that looking up your own house on Street View.

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Protected: 5 Excellent Reasons To Go On A Day Trip From Florence To Cinque Terre

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

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The Best Off the Beaten Path Honeymoon Destinations

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Throw everything you ever thought about honeymoons out the window. Forget the typical all-inclusive resorts, cruises or cottage getaways.

The West Coast: What They’re Known For and Why You Should See It

by Bethaney Wallace @ EscapeHere

California, Oregon and Washington State – they’re all about the beautiful sights and the good times.

Our partner picked up a responsible tourism award. Up top.

Our partner picked up a responsible tourism award. Up top.

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

With great travel, comes great responsibility

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The 22 best travel quotes you’ve (probably) never heard

The 22 best travel quotes you’ve (probably) never heard

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Most travel quotes are cliched and overused. We found a bunch that aren't.

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Epilator: What Is It And Why I Stopped Shaving My Legs

by Arnette @

Happy 2018 dear friends!! I thought I would write a post because it’s been forever just to warm me back up into the whole blogging thing. It’s going to be a funny post but it’s going to ease me back into the habit of blogging. Epilator. Do you know what it is? Here’s a definition of […]

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Ho ho go: our ultimate Christmas travel gift guide

Ho ho go: our ultimate Christmas travel gift guide

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

We're gonna find out who's naughty or nice

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5 Essential Tips for Planning Your Budget Ski Holiday

by Sarah @ TuGo Travel Blog

Winter is here and the mountains are capped with fresh, white powder! Itching to hit the slopes? Time to start planning! With the holiday season’s many expenses, you’re probably looking to save on your winter vacation. For all you budget-conscious powder-hounds, we’ve put together some tips for planning a cheap ski vacation! Hit up a […]

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8 Italian Attractions Every Kid Should Experience

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Taking your kids on vacation is always a gamble, will you be able to find enough fun, engaging activities to keep them satisfied and tired out at the end of

VBH Guide to Vietnamese TET New Year & The Year of the Rooster…

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

2017 represents the Year of the Rooster according to the zodiac. To the Vietnamese, the Rooster is one of the most important animals that govern human life. It’s an essential protein for nourishment but is also often used as an … Continue reading

8 things Bill Murray can teach you about travel

8 things Bill Murray can teach you about travel

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

He does films, he does advice; he's your new favourite travel guru

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Discover: Cranbrook

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada and crave a dinner of alligator meat, you can get it at K's Amazon Eatery -- even though the Amazon and its gators are thousands of miles away.

Discover: Kratie

by @ Wikitravel

The interior of the Phnom Sombok temple in Kratie, Cambodia is decorated with torture scenes for the edification of the non-virtuous visitor.

Interested in a career in travel writing? Top tips from the experts

Interested in a career in travel writing? Top tips from the experts

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Travel + writing = one of the greatest jobs on earth.

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9 places to see in Pai

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Pai is a small town in the north of Thailand. For years it’s been popular with yoga, Thai massages, vegetarian cuisine and nature enthusiasts, who value healthy lifestyle and relaxation over the noise and chaos of a city. It was once a favourite hang out place among the hippie crowd and only recently it gained popularity […]

26 Important Things To Know Before Your Vietnam Trip

26 Important Things To Know Before Your Vietnam Trip


Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This blog features important Vietnam tips and tricks for first-timers. How to be street smart, travel safely, not being ripped off and have a blast!

Win a trip and flights for two, plus $1000 spending money

Win a trip and flights for two, plus $1000 spending money

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Yep, you read that right. Enter the quiz, win a trip, flights and $1000 spending money for TWO.

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8 pieces of profound advice, as told by winnie the pooh

8 pieces of profound advice, as told by winnie the pooh

by Taz Liffman @ Geckos Tales

Probe a little deeper into the chronicles of Winnie the Pooh, and a wealth of travel advice awaits the budding expeditioner. Seriously. This stuff is gold.

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Top 10 Must see places to visit in Indochina traveling

Top 10 Must see places to visit in Indochina traveling


Vietnam Tour Pedia

Discover the most beautiful and richest in culture in your Indochina traveling, to amazing countries such as Laos, Cambodia and especially Vietnam.

The 9 Best Family Friendly Resorts in Hawaii

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Who says you have to leave the kids at home to enjoy a magical Hawaiian vacation? Nowadays it is incredible easy to pack up the whole family and whisk them

5 Best Low Cost Long-Haul Airlines for Budget Travellers

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Vietnam

10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Vietnam


Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

South-East Asia has one of the oldest and (most popular) backpacking trails in the world and many adventurous types begin their journey in Thailand and include Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in their travels. There is also an increasing amount people taking holidays to Vietnam - drawn by a killer coastline and a curiosity about this fiercely independent country.

The Top 6 Small Cruise Ship Experiences

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

While huge luxury vessels have their appeal (think glitzy shock and awe) and offer a huge amount of choice when it comes to activities, dining and amenities, bigger doesn’t always

17 travel goals to set in 2017

17 travel goals to set in 2017

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Resolution #1: make more resolutions...

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Guide For New Visitors On Where To Go Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Wonder where to go Myanmar for the most meaningful memories? The following is our 7-day travel itinerary on the top-ranked destinations in the country you can have a chance to visit all. Also called the Golden Land, Myanmar is a spectacular country which is still relatively untouched by tourism. Thanks to thousands of iconic sights […]

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Top 6 Things to Do in Mandalay on Your First Visit

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

Top 5 Ways to Get Scammed in Bangkok

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

These Are The 10 Rules of Flying Nobody Talks About

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

4 Best Places to Visit in Doi Tung, The Switzerland of Thailand

by Serene Chan @ TripZilla Magazine

Trip to a pink town- Jaipur Itinerary for a weekend getaway!

by Sagar Mulani @ Roaming Clan

Hey there!!! I’m a resident of the famous pink city of Rajasthan, and I would love to share my experiences of the city with you! Located strategically in the lap of the Aravalis, Jaipur holds the pride of being the Pink Town of Rajasthan. I have spent years roaming across streets washed with pink, in

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Facty things: 10 facts about Egypt

Facty things: 10 facts about Egypt

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

There’s old, and then there’s Egypt old. It’s a whole new level of old. Even Cairo has been around since 969 CE (that’s just like BC but more politically correct).

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8 reasons Central America is dominating right now

8 reasons Central America is dominating right now

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Central America. It's so hot right now

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Things you need to do before you move to Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

I know that you’re dreaming of moving to Thailand. No wonder! A lot of people want to live in a country where the sun always shines, people are nice and costs are low. Moving to the Land of Smiles isn’t difficult at all. That is when you prepare accordingly, of course. I lived in Thailand […]

The 10 Most Exotic and Out of the Way Destinations for Couples

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

You have traveled to Cancun and done the party scene, spent the night in a lodge in the mountains and now you are looking to just get away from it

This Expat Life (Beijing): Month 40 + I’m Moving!

by Justine @ Travel Lush

After moving abroad in July 2014, I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Asia and all the nitty gritty that goes on behind the scenes here at Travel Lush. You can check out my previous monthly roundup posts:  July, August and September/October. I feel like there’s a trend with these monthly roundup posts.…

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Highs and woes: the 23 (emotional) stages of a Mt. Kinabalu climb

Highs and woes: the 23 (emotional) stages of a Mt. Kinabalu climb

by Ella Benjamin @ Geckos Tales

Good mountains are hard to climb and Kinabalu is no exception. Here's a visualisation of the emotional rollercoaster this Bornean beast is famous for.

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10 Over The Top All-Inclusive Vacation Amenities

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

All-inclusive vacations are undeniably easy; all you have to do is show up and every need is catered to, without you having to open your wallet.

10 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam

10 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam


Touropia

A long, narrow country squeezed in between the South China Sea and the Laos and Cambodia borders, Vietnam is a land of striking landscapes that range from the lush rice terraces and forested mountains

Broke and bodacious: the best student destinations for 2015

Broke and bodacious: the best student destinations for 2015

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

This one goes out to all my fellow overworked-and-underpaid students out there

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Best Snowshoe Destinations for Families

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

When you are looking for the perfect destination for a winter family getaway (that includes plenty of snowshoeing) there are so many options to consider.

There’s still time for Brazil. Get on it.

There’s still time for Brazil. Get on it.

by Tarah Miller @ Geckos Tales

Rio. It's always a good idea

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The 7 Best Cities to Buy Property in Europe

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

There is no better time than right now to purchase property in Europe, especially for foreign investors or retirees who are looking to snag a hot deal.

The 10 Busiest US Airports at Thanksgiving

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Thanksgiving is a crazy time for Americans, they take this holiday seriously, sometimes even more so than Christmas.

8 Top Places to Visit in Northern Vietnam - International Living

8 Top Places to Visit in Northern Vietnam - International Living


International Living

Vietnam is one of the most scenic countries I have ever explored. No matter where I go, I’ll find something beautiful, odd, or just different than...

6 reasons why you should book a trip to Mexico asap

6 reasons why you should book a trip to Mexico asap

by Britt Skrabanek @ Geckos Tales

This is what you’re missing out on—and why you, amiga or amigo, should book a trip to Mexico…now

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Travel Experts Choice: 27 of the Best Tourist Spots in the Philippines

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

There are 7,641 islands in the Philippines how do you decide which ones to visit? We asked 30 travel experts what their favorite place in the Phillippines was and made this list of the best tourist spots in the Philippines. No matter where you go...

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10 Free Things To Do In Barcelona

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

Taking a trip to Barcelona is truly the trip of a lifetime that requires of a lot of financial splurging.

Nicky Bomba: why I’m backing the thin green line

Nicky Bomba: why I’m backing the thin green line

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

We dropped Nicky a line to find out why he got involved with The Thin Green Line and what it is about conservation that gets him all fired up to go out there and play music and stuff

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Travel Sense Asia in AEC Tourism Promotion Trade in Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

From Jan 16 – Jan 19 2018, Travel Sense Asia attended successfully the Travel Mart AEC in Myanmar. With the trend of traveling all over the world, Travel Sense Asia is one of the leading companies finding and serving the customers from Asia. As in previous years, global tourism continued to experience steady growth in 2016. […]

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23 Things To Do In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): Top Attractions!

23 Things To Do In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): Top Attractions!


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

Discover these 23 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, the biggest and busiest city in Vietnam. Don't miss these incredible attractions when you're there!

7 Exciting Holidays Where You’ll Actually Learn a Thing or Two

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

For all of you multi-taskers and fidgety folk: have you ever considered going on a holiday that would teach you something you didn’t know before? Travel (no matter where you

25 Fun Things to Do in Seoul on Your Very First Visit

by Dina Malyana @ TripZilla Magazine

11 Fun Things to Do in Batam for Your Next Weekend Getaway

by Snow L. @ TripZilla Magazine

Cruising the Sea of Cortez with Offshore Outpost

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

Our last trip of 2017 had us cruising the Sea of Cortez with Offshore Outpost. It wasn’t your typical cruise at all. Everything about cruising with Offshore Outpost is way different than any other cruise we’ve been on. So when they asked us to join...

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Discover: Vicksburg

by @ Wikitravel

When you visit Vicksburg (Mississippi) National Military Park, you can see one of the first ironclad gunboats, dating back to US Civil War times.

The 11 Best Places to Get Over a Breakup

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Getting over a breakup is never easy.

The 7 Best Cheap Eats in New York City

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

The Big Apple can get pricey and with so many gourmet restaurants and notable chefs in the city, food sometimes doesn’t seem to come cheap either.

The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in the USA

by Bruce Yaccato @ EscapeHere

There are years, that when vacation time comes one wants a place that fills two criteria.

Top 10 Destinations in Vietnam

Top 10 Destinations in Vietnam


My Guide Vietnam

Our guide to Top 10 Destinations in Vietnam by our Vietnam local expert - Vietnam is a land of magnificent sights, exciting sounds and exotic tastes. Each region in th...

The best places to live in Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

You have been thinking of living in Thailand for a long time now. You read forums, reviews, take part in discussions on Facebook groups, calculate the costs of living and wonder how to live in Thailand permanently. This type of decisions is not easy. Among of all other things, you need to make a decision […]

Vietnamese films to be screened in Russia

by robert @ CuBird

The film “Cuoc doi cua Yen” (Yen’s life)’s poster. Photo: chieuphimquocgia.com.vn  The films to be introduced are “Cuoc doi cua Yen” (Yen’s life), “Toi thay hoa vang tren co xanh” (I see yellow flower on green grass), “My nhan” (Beauty), “12 chom sao: Ve duong cho yeu chay” (Five […]

Wildlife blooper reel: it’s basically defcon 1 of cuteness

Wildlife blooper reel: it’s basically defcon 1 of cuteness

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Think wild animals and images of lions stalking across the African savanna and gazelles leaping through long grass likely spring to mind. Hippos bobbing in a lagoon, a tower of giraffes languidly munching on leaves… Maybe you think about a seal, swimming gracefully though the depths of the ocean, or a meerkat perched atop a

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Exceptional reasons to go to South America right now

Exceptional reasons to go to South America right now

by Leigh Barnes @ Geckos Tales

There's so much awesome stuff going on in South America that it's impossible to condense it all into one post, but here are my highlights.

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How to be an introvert and still be awesome at travelling

How to be an introvert and still be awesome at travelling

by Kristy Atkinson @ Geckos Tales

If "alone time" ranks consistently high on your list of things to do, this one's for you.

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The Ultimate Guide to Oahu, Hawaii

by Linnea @ TuGo Travel Blog

My childhood memories of Hawaii include soft, sandy beaches, warm wind, and easy living. Although I’ve visited Kauai quite recently, this was my first time back in Oahu in a very long time. Coming back as an adult, I loved it even more than I remembered. The landscape, the food, the activities, the people… what’s not […]

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Dynamic Differences Between One-Day and Overnight Halong Bay Cruises

by Angela Lewonczyk @ Hai Au Aviation

Halong Bay, Vietnam is filled with a variety of activities, from caving to kayaking to cruising. One of the best ways to see the sights is a cruise through the emerald seas surrounding the distinctive karsts sprinkled throughout the bay. While there are infinite companies and deals for cruises around Halong, two of the most […]

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These Are The 10 Best Countries to Retire in 2018

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

The here and Laos: your ultimate guide (to Laos)

The here and Laos: your ultimate guide (to Laos)

by Cam Hassard @ Geckos Tales

Everything you need to know about Laos, with pictures and maps and stuff.

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Coffee for travel: Where you can go on 1 cup a day

Coffee for travel: Where you can go on 1 cup a day

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

It's time to choose: cup or passport

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SURVIVING BORACAY ALONE

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

In March of 2012, I was nearly finished with a 3-week journey moving west through the Visayas region of The Philippines. Visayas is famous for beach and diving destinations. I have never been very interested in beaches, so I was focused on the cities of Cebu, Dumaguete, Bacolod, Iloilo and Kalibo. I did, however, have a beach destination as my final stop before flying out of the country. That beach was the most famous beach in all of The Philippines- Boracay. I was all by my sad self during these weeks in the Philippines. I’d met people here and there along the way, but I didn’t join a backpacker caravan or fall in love. So, how is it traveling to Boracay alone, anyway?

Often beach destinations entice travelers of impossibly clear turquoise waters bookended by eternal sunrises and sunsets. So often, ... Read More »

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8 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Skip a Visit to Wales

by Brea Elford @ EscapeHere

Wales is often the overlooked country in the United Kingdom.

The Hungry Ghost Festival…What is it??

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Today marks an important event in the Lunar Calendar – The Ghost Festival or Hungry Ghost Festival! This festival typically starts from the 7th month in the Lunar Calendar and on the 15th Day, and lasts for a month. Why … Continue reading

Legoland Malaysia is Opening a Sea Life Aquarium in End 2018

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

23 Best Things to Do & Places to Go in Hong Kong

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

The 19 Best Travel Accessories To Save Space, Time And Money In 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This article is a comprehensive list of all the items and travel accessories that make your life easier when you are on the road. Based on my personal experience and the latest trends out there. How many have you got already? Let me start by saying I’ve seen loads of lists of “must-have” travel accessories […]

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Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala: Camping on Volcán Acatenango

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Chris camps overnight on top of Guatemala's Volcán Acatenango and witnesses lava eruptions...

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Halong Bay Cruise Review: 2D1N L’Azalee Cruise and Seaplane flight

by Phuong Luu @ Hai Au Aviation

This March, my friends and I decided to register for a tour in Halong Bay and of course, wanted to see the real stunning view in “Kong: Skull Island”. ABOUT HALONG BAY Halong Bay is a UNESCO world heritage site, The bay has emerald green water and over 2000 limestone islands dotting the landscape. The […]

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Quiz: Name That City Map

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Most of us rely on GPS and Google Maps to get where we need to go, but can you still read a map when you need to? Take our short

Top 10 Wonderful Destinations in Vietnam | Places To See In Your Lifetime

Top 10 Wonderful Destinations in Vietnam | Places To See In Your Lifetime


Places To See In Your Lifetime

Vietnam boasts amazing nature, beaches, luxurious resorts and affordable vacation plans. Check out these ten great destinations and find out which place in Vietnam is the most popular among the tourists in the world!

TripZilla’s Picks: Top 7 Travel Blogs in Singapore for 2017

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

The Best Of Siquijor: Itinerary, Tourist Spots and Budget in 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Siquijor travel guide and itinerary has all you need to know to plan your trip to one of the best hidden gems of the Philippines. Dreamy waterfalls, secret tropical beaches and memorable sunsets await you in Siquijor: the island of fire! Siquijor island has been known as land of witchcraft, enchantments and sorcery. So […]

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Top Shopping Malls in Kuala Lumpur

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

Top Shopping Malls in Kuala Lumpur

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

The 8 Most Beautiful and Underrated Cities In England

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Ask any North American to name the first city in England they can think of and we’ll bet they say London more times than not.

Top 10 Cafes in Kuala Lumpur for Great Coffee and More

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

The Top 10 Places to Visit in Puerto Rico

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

Taking a trip to a tropical paradise is the dream of many. The lure of clear blue water, sandy beaches and laid back lifestyle is a huge attraction.

10 Long Weekends in Malaysia in 2018

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

20 Places To See Before It’s Too Late

by Bruce Yaccato @ EscapeHere

Technically we are all in places that are about to change drastically. There are many remote idyllic, places being threatened by climate change that face melting glaciers or catastrophic flooding.

Top 5 Ways to Get Scammed in Bangkok

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

7 ridiculously underrated destinations in SE Asia

7 ridiculously underrated destinations in SE Asia

by Bridget Kapinus @ Geckos Tales

Southeast Asia really does have all the ingredients for a perfect vacay

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8 Things to See and Do in Sapa, Vietnam

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

The French settled Sapa in 1922 as a hill station, and over time it’s become a boon for tourism in northwest Vietnam.

4 Best Places to Visit in Doi Tung, The Switzerland of Thailand

by Serene Chan @ TripZilla Magazine

The legendary burrito lasagne (recipe)

The legendary burrito lasagne (recipe)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

It's common knowledge that the burrito is one of the most incredible foods the world has ever seen. The same goes for lasagne. Here's how to combine 'em

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How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 1: North Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Generally, Vietnam is a very safe country in which to travel. Compared to most major tourist cities in the West – Paris, London, New York, Rome – the streets of Vietnam’s urban centers are much less threatening. However, in some of the more popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, there are a handful of tourist scams and…

Carmen Sandiego returns: we roadtest the new app

Carmen Sandiego returns: we roadtest the new app

by Philippa Whishaw @ Geckos Tales

She's back, nerd.

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The 5 Most Breathtaking Castles in Italy

by Emily Matras @ EscapeHere

Towering spires, romantic ruins, and incredible locations among seaside cliffs or verdant valleys—we’ve got to say, the castles of Italy have really got it all.

A professional photographer’s guide to Turkey

A professional photographer’s guide to Turkey

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Our photographers friends have unfollowed him on Instagram because they can't stand seeing him getting paid to do super cool stuff, like going to Turkey, whilst getting paid for it. Understandable.

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8 Reasons Why Vacations Are Good for Your Health

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that vacations are good for us—after all, taking time for ourselves to discover new places, to engage in activities we enjoy and

How to Achieve your New Year’s Resolution

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

It was exactly 10 years ago that we fulfilled our New Year's Resolution that changed our lives. It was, January 2008 as we sailed down The Nile River in Cairo celebrating the kick off of The Tour d'Afrique; A cycling race down the continent of Africa. One Year earlier Dave and I made a New […]

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What to See in North Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to the perfect geographical location, Vietnam has inherited many wonderful landscapes from Mother Nature and absorbed the essence of neighboring cultures. This makes people wonder what to see in North Vietnam. Because I have spent almost all of my life here, I can confidently say that I know this area inside out. My friends […]

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Lamphun and Lampang: Two destinations off the beaten path in Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

I thought that I had seen almost everything around Chiang Mai. So, when my birthday weekend came and I wanted to go for a trip, I had no idea where to go. Finally, my attention was drawn by two small towns in the north of Thailand – Lamphun and Lampang. The internet guides didn’t say […]

10 Amazing Fairytale Castles In Germany You Cannot Miss

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

Did you know there are over 20,000 castles in Germany? Yeah, neither did we! Deciding which German castles to visit can be a daunting task. We’ve traveled to Germany 6 times and seen a ton of gorgeous castles in Germany. Let us help you pick...

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5 awesome things to do in Kathmandu (that aren’t epic hikes)

5 awesome things to do in Kathmandu (that aren’t epic hikes)

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Kathman-don't miss out!

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7 Beautiful and Underrated Cities in the UK

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

The UK is brimming with cities full of medieval architecture, breathtaking cathedrals, lively green spaces and fascinating history.

Moving to Chiang Mai: How much money do you need for the start?

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

If after visiting Chiang Mai you started thinking that it would be a great place to move to for a little while, or you want to become a teacher here and stay in the north of Thailand longer, then you must be wondering how much money you need, so moving to Chiang Mai wouldn’t be […]

10 exceptional features of Vietnam’s Seaplane ride | Hai Au Aviation

by Hai Au Aviation @ Hai Au Aviation

The aviation market is thriving with names such as Vietnam Airline, Vietjet Air and Jetstar. As a result, Hai Au Aviation, with its unique seaplane ride, is lesser known in the general airline sector. Here are 10 exceptional aspects of Hai Au Aviation that you might not know: BOTH BY LAND AND BY SEA Seaplanes […]

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Unique and Unusual Places to Visit in Milan

by Sharon Goodes @ TripZilla Magazine

The 17 Best City Parks in Europe

by tomy @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

17 of the very best city parks in Europe. Find the ultimate combination of urban and natural in Europe’s most beautiful city parks.

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9 Things to See and Do in Serengeti National Park

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Africa’s Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is one of the most famous parks in the world and the ultimate destination for game drives or witnessing the astounding, annual Great Migration.

Canada’s 10 Most Beautiful University Campuses

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Canada is blessed from coast to coast with incredibly beautiful and unique university campuses.

5 Reasons You Must Visit Albania

by Brea Elford @ EscapeHere

If you are telling people you are off to visit Albania, you are often met with shocked responses, like “why there”, or “but it isn’t safe!”.

8 Small Towns That Capture Oregon’s Quirky Charm

by Kirsten Schlewitz @ EscapeHere

Portland is high on many traveler’s lists, but what about the rest of the great state of Oregon? There’s beauty to be found in every corner of the state, from

8 Travel Destinations for the Chinese New Year Holidays in 2018

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

Legoland Malaysia is Opening a Sea Life Aquarium in End 2018

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

How To Visit The Amalfi Coast, Vesuvius and Pompeii From Naples Independently

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

I’m sharing my full planning insights to visit Naples, Pompeii, Vesuvius and Amalfi Coast on a fully independent trip. I’ve used no expensive tours or agencies and I now show you how you can do the same. This is the fun and adventurous Italy! I just came back from a surprise trip I prepared to […]

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5 things no-one tells you about travelling overseas

5 things no-one tells you about travelling overseas

by Naomi Avery @ Geckos Tales

The truth is out there

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8 Interesting Travel Destinations With Low Terror Risks

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

The tragic events of the Paris attacks and political instability in many countries has some travelers re-evaluating their upcoming travel plans.

State-run studios need more Government help

by robert @ CuBird

VietNamNet - News - eNewspaper

24 Hours in Nice – Sometime’s You Only have a Day to See it All

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

Face it: sometimes you don’t have a great deal of time to spend in a city. But I’ve learned that you can pack a lot in in just 24 hours, if you plan ahead and prioritize what you want to do. Here's what I did with my short 24 hours in Nice, France. By Susan […]

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10 of the world’s most other-worldly creatures

10 of the world’s most other-worldly creatures

by Hayley Griffiths @ Geckos Tales

You don't have to travel to outer space to see some weird stuff.

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10 THINGS I CAN’T TRAVEL WITHOUT

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

Recently I’ve taken a four-month break off of travel to settle into a comfortable life in a quiet town. It’s been nice, mostly.

I do miss packing and unpacking the bags. I miss tossing away ripped up socks, giving away paperback books, and moving what’s left of my big shampoo into a small little shampoo thingy.

Some things are essential to have packed and ready to grab when I’m on the road. I will not include the obvious things like a camera, computer, passport, etc. These following are the little home run hitters that are easy to forget about, but always needed:

1. DENTAL FLOSS

I like to eat. I like to eat meat. I like eating late. My teeth are spaced fairly far apart from laughing too much. Stuff gets in there and I need to get it out. I’ve often been wandering ... Read More »

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Vietnam Backpacking Guide - Highlights, Maps, Places To Go

Vietnam Backpacking Guide - Highlights, Maps, Places To Go


Indie Traveller

Top things to do in Vietnam, plus suggested routes. Travel tips and advice for backpackers and independent travelers.

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL: RENT A SHORT-TERM APARTMENT WHILE TRAVELING

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

If you want to experience the true life of a place, experience it like a local: get an apartment in a true neighborhood. Wake up to the sounds of street vendors and garbage trucks. Be recognized with a smile by your local noodle-slinger.

If a city strikes your fancy, rent an apartment for a month and stick around for awhile.

Another advantage of worldwide Internet networking is that it allows us to exchange short-term apartments without going through an agent or company. Check the New York City craigslist sublet page and you’ll find plenty of Parisians happy to exchange their Left Bank apartment for a little temporary stepping stone on the Upper West Side. Though apartment exchanges are rare in Asia, there are plenty of expats and locals alike who will be vacating their adobe and happy to have someone trustworthy in ... Read More »

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Shimmy over Rio: Cuba’s Carnival is where it’s at

Shimmy over Rio: Cuba’s Carnival is where it’s at

by Philippa Whishaw @ Geckos Tales

Shake what yo mama gave you

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Revealed: The 10 Most Punctual Airlines in 2017

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

I’m Moving to Vietnam!

by Justine @ Travel Lush

The suspense is finally over… I’m moving to Vietnam!!! In exactly one week I’ll be packing my bags, saying goodbye to Beijing and moving to Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon). I still can’t believe that I’m moving and I definitely can’t believe I’m going back to my beloved Southeast Asia. I’m so, so excited!…

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6 Pizza Toppings You Only Find On Vacation

by Bethaney Wallace @ EscapeHere

It’s one of America’s favorite foods.

Discover: Jacksonville

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Fort Caroline National Memorial in Jacksonville, Florida, don't expect to see the eponymous fort itself; it's now beneath the waters of the St. John's River.

Inca trail permits are up, guys. Here’s all the deets

Inca trail permits are up, guys. Here’s all the deets

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

It's on. It's on like Donkey Kong.

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Top 10 things to do in Hội An, Vietnam

Top 10 things to do in Hội An, Vietnam


the Guardian

Fabulous fresh food is the order of the day – every day – in this ancient riverside town. But explore the temples and beaches by bicycle and all those grilled dishes and pho will have been well-earned

Quiz: Canada, How Well Do You Know Your Own Country?

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

How’s your Canadian geography? If you like to think of yourself as an expert on all things Northern, take our short quiz to see just how many Canadian cities you

TURKEY’S OTTOMAN EMPIRE (INFOGRAPHIC)

TURKEY’S OTTOMAN EMPIRE (INFOGRAPHIC)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

You cannot go to Turkey without learning some stuff about the Ottoman Empire. So don't.

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5 airports from around the world that do not suck

5 airports from around the world that do not suck

by Jo Stewart @ Geckos Tales

Who needs access to fancy members-only club lounges when you’ve got airports like these

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Once Upon A Time In Da Nang

by vietcenter @ Vietnam Tour Pedia

Da Nang is one of those places that has the weird magic of making people wish to return for more. ...

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Top 5 places to visit in Vietnam - TravelManagers

Top 5 places to visit in Vietnam - TravelManagers


TravelManagers

Full of colour and activity, Vietnam offers a whirlwind of great food, culture and natural wonders. Here’s our list of Vietnam’s top 5 must-see destinations:

8 Awesome Things to Do on California’s Kern River

by Kathryn Casna @ EscapeHere

Looking for a great place to visit where you can really get a feel for the California landscape? Then check out the Kern River.

My Life in Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon)… So Far

by Justine @ Travel Lush

As I write this I’m sitting in my cozy apartment in downtown Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon). Aaron and I rented this place for a month while we do a little traveling, get acquainted with the city, and look for a more permanent home. Every morning I brew buttery Vietnamese coffee in my French…

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12 American College Sports Venues to See Before You Die

by Bruce Yaccato @ EscapeHere

It is a curious, almost inexplicable sociological phenomenon, uniquely American. The fanatical devotion and big business of college and university sport is unmatched elsewhere in the world.

The best late-night snacks in Europe

The best late-night snacks in Europe

by Philippa Whishaw @ Geckos Tales

Better than 'Le Maccas'

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The 5 Most Beautiful and Underrated Greek Islands

by Brea Elford @ EscapeHere

A trip to Greece is often considered incomplete without a visit to Santorini.

15 Places You Cannot Visit Even If you Want To

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

When you start planning a vacation, the world is at your fingertips.

12 Years Of Travel: Thames Barrier, Greenwich, London

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

London is steeped in history, but it’s also shaping the future of how we control the landscape Thames Barrier, Greenwich, London 10 June 2012, 3 Years Ago This Week: I spent a few days in Greenwich for my 40th birthday – it seemed appropriate to go back to the Source Of All Time as I […]

6 household critters and their epic adventures

6 household critters and their epic adventures

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

To celebrate pets, travel, and travelling pets, here are eight of our favourite non-human companions who have gone where no creature has before (probably)

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Top 10 Ways to Experience Barcelona like a Local

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

Barcelona is one of my favorite cities in the world, but more and more, the city is getting a name as just another party city...

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10 Innovative Travel Accessories You Won’t Be Able To Travel Without

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

Travelling is something we get so excited for and are always counting down the days until take off.

Staying In A Overwater Bungalow At Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

The quintessential over the water bungalow in the Maldives was once was just our dream, finally came true at Cinnamon Dhonveli in the Maldives! A bucket list worthy stay to say the least! We spent 3 nights at Cinnamon Dhonveli in a gorgeous over the water bungalow....

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The 6 Best Beaches in Antigua

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Antigua has 365 beaches, one for every day of the year, and it’s not hard to find one, two or even ten that are your favorites.

Top 10 Places you must visit in Vietnam | The 2017 Guide

Top 10 Places you must visit in Vietnam | The 2017 Guide


Hai Au Aviation

From world heritage sites to the top cities, this country has something for everyone. Here are the top ten places to visit in Vietnam.

“Li xi” – Lucky Money for Tet

by Holiday Beach Danang Hotel & Resort @

Visiting Vietnam on the very first days of Lunar New Year, tourists may feel curious when seeing children are extremely happy and excited about receiving tiny red envelopes from adults. What are those envelopes and is there anything inside? The answer is quite simple. It is “li xi” (Southernly called) or “tien mung tuoi” (Northernly […]

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12 Years Of Travel: View From Cortona, Italy

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Famous as the backdrop for the 2003 movie Under The Tuscan Sun, Cortona is a stunning medieval town perched above the surrounding countryside View from Cortona, Italy 11 June 2013, 2 Years Ago This Week: Despite the vast amount of information about every conceivable travel destination available, I still find myself occasionally stumbling upon places […]

One Month in France culinary event in HCM City, Hanoi

by robert @ CuBird

VietNamNet - News - eNewspaper

Custom made? Yes Please! A Guide to Custom Tailoring in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

If you haven’t already heard, Vietnam is a superstar manufacturing country.  In the last several years, many multinational companies have created manufacturing facilities in Vietnam, solidifying the country’s superstar status.  The direct consequence of this is a huge reservoir of skilled and knowledgeable workers who can do everything from shoemaking, jewelry making, dress tailoring, suit…

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Journey to Lizard Island Resort on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

by Sandy Pappas @ Ciao Bambino

Lizard Island Resort, Australia’s northernmost beach resort, is truly secluded from the rest of the world. The property is literally on the reef; no long boat rides are needed to enjoy one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. For my family, Lizard Island Resort was the highlight of our entire amazing Australia trip. The…

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10 Tourist Attractions That Really are THAT GOOD

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

Everyone has talked about how great it is, you have been planning and looking forward to it, you can’t wait to finally see it and then it happens.

Best Snowshoe Destinations For Couples

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

What do miles of groomed trails for snowshoeing, fresh fine dining, luxury accommodations and majestic views have in common? The answer is our top 10 snowshoe adventures for couples.

The 7 Best Turkish Baths in Istanbul

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

Visiting Istanbul can’t be complete without visiting one authentic, historic hamam, or bathhouse.

When Best to travel to Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Decide when best to travel to Vietnam will give you some confuse because Vietnam is the tropical monsoon climate. That is the reason why you should choose the best time to visit each place in Vietnam, however, there are some months which is suitable for all parts of Vietnam. This article will show you the […]

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An Awesome 2-Week Thailand Itinerary (For First-Timers)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This article will help you craft your very own Thailand travel itinerary. After reading this, you’ll be ready for a trip to one of the most adventure-packed destination in the world! Thailand is a one of a kind place in the world. Despite getting 30M of tourists every year – some spots are already lost […]

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10 Most Enchanting Towns in Germany

by Kirsten Schlewitz @ EscapeHere

In a country filled to bursting with medieval villages, charming towns, idyllic small cities and gorgeous scenery, it’s tough to narrow down a list of the 10 best places to

A Fun Stay At Vietnam Backpacker Hostel: The Downtown Hostel (Hanoi)

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Written by Huong on Jul 13, 2016 The experience of backpacking through Southeast Asia would not be fulfilling without spending a night at a backpackers’ hostel. Among all the experiences I have had so far in Southeast Asia, one of … Continue reading

Best time to visit Bangkok

by Nidhi Tom @ Roaming Clan

Tourists flock to the city of dreams all year round to holiday and make merry. But, it being more of a tropical destination, some months are definitely better than others to sneak into the city. November to March is the best time to visit, them being the sunny and dry months, meaning no sweaty palms and

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8 Unusual Organized Tours for an Outstanding Vacation

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

Are your usual travel plans seeming a little flat? Do you want a travel experience that is truly conversation-worthy when you return home? Do you crave something out-of-the-box, but can’t

The giant Galapagos tortoise in numbers (infographic)

The giant Galapagos tortoise in numbers (infographic)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

If there's one thing we about the Galapagos Islands, it's the giant tortoises. Here's everything you ever wanted to know about them.

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So hot right now: the world’s top travel trends in 2016

So hot right now: the world’s top travel trends in 2016

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Want some aloe vera for that travel burn

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America’s 12 Most Beautiful College Campuses

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

America is loaded with beautiful college and university campuses that not only drive students to attend these schools but visitors from all over the world.

12 Years Of Travel: Newquay Cliffs, Cornwall, UK

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Famous for its burgeoning surfing scene, Newquay also has some stunningly beautiful scenic walks along its cliffs too. Newquay Cliffs, Cornwall 21 May 2013, 2 Years Ago This Week: Less than fifty miles from where I grew up, I’d never been to Newquay until this visit to see a friend who I’d first met in […]

8 Healthy Homemade Snacks for Your Next Flight

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

What’s more exciting than flying?! Alright, maybe flying isn’t exciting to everyone but it means you’re traveling…and we looooooove traveling! But what’s one of the first things to fall by

10 Things to See and Do in Sarajevo

by Kirsten Schlewitz @ EscapeHere

Sarajevo, a place where east meets west and where centuries of Ottoman influence collide with Austro-Hungarian rule. It is one of the most unique cities in the world.

No Vietnam Visa Required For Citizens Of Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

From July 2015, you don’t need to apply for a visa to enter Vietnam if you’re a citizen from Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain Vietnam Embassy, Bangkok The Vietnamese government have announced a important change for Vietnam tourist visas – if you’re from Britain, Germany, France, Italy or Spain, you no longer need to […]

An Instagram journey through Burma

An Instagram journey through Burma

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

Since I'm fresh off the plane from the very rad 'Feel the Burm' trip, I figured I might as well go with the old adage 'a picture tells a thousand words'. Yay for Instagram.

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The 6 Craziest Christmas Displays Around the World

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

‘Tis that time of the year again when home and business owners go completely over the top with Christmas lights and displays.

10 Things to See and Do in Kent County, England

by Tammy Landry @ EscapeHere

Kent is a home county bordering Greater London to the northwest, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the southwest.

The Taj Mahal has wifi, goes insta crazy

The Taj Mahal has wifi, goes insta crazy

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

The Taj Mahal, India’s 17th century ode to love, death and all things marble, recently decided to go wifi friendly and in response the world went selfie crazy.  Which was only to be expected. I mean, we’re talking about the Taj here. Probably one of the internet’s most googled travel images. So to prepare you

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10 Interesting Facts About Sweden

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Sweden gets a bad rap in North America: we either don’t know where the country is, often confusing it with Switzerland, or we assume that everyone sounds like the Swedish

Why you 100% have to visit Miyajima Island in Japan

Why you 100% have to visit Miyajima Island in Japan

by Cynthia Chou @ Geckos Tales

A gem unlike any other in Japan

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Geckos travel photo comp: the best of the best (so far)

Geckos travel photo comp: the best of the best (so far)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

It wasn't easy, but we've picked out two sets of winners from the past few months.

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How to Travel with Carry-On Baggage Only

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

There is not a traveler around who hasn’t lost their luggage, especially when moving through flight connections. Considering the number of potential hurdles that lurk behind every flight (i.e.

Heading to Vietnam? 6 things you should definitely know

Heading to Vietnam? 6 things you should definitely know

by Lauren Marinigh @ Geckos Tales

Vietnam has crazy amounts of things going for it

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The 7 Best Urban Parks in America

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

When you hear ‘urban park’ and ‘America’ in the same sentence, one immediately thinks of Central Park in NYC, but it may surprise you to learn that all over America

50 Unique Things To Do In Vietnam - Journalist On The Run

50 Unique Things To Do In Vietnam - Journalist On The Run


Journalist On The Run

From kayaking through caves in Halong Bay to eating mysterious food in Hanoi and bonding with hill tribes in Sapa, here's 50 unique things to do in Vietnam.

Roamer’s Connect- We connect solo-travellers

by Priyanka Jain @ Roaming Clan

This Roaming Clan forum is to connect solo-travellers. If you are thinking about travelling and looking for other like-minded travellers to join you, this is what you need to do: Fill the Roamer’s screening form- https://goo.gl/forms/Roamer’s Screening Post your travel plans on this page in the comments below. You can also post the same on our

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Seven things you have to do when you visit Morocco

Seven things you have to do when you visit Morocco

by Katie Hoare @ Geckos Tales

Your wanderlust will be off the chart when you’ve finished this read

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My Sri Lankan adventure with Geckos

My Sri Lankan adventure with Geckos

by Sarah Phasey @ Geckos Tales

It’s been a big week on the Geckos Sri Lankan Adventure tour, with a few more days to go until we are finished. We’ve already experienced so much of this wonderful country and I keep secretly hoping I can just hit pause for a little while

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This Expat Life (Beijing): Month 38+39

by Justine @ Travel Lush

After moving abroad in July 2014, I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Asia and all the nitty gritty that goes on behind the scenes here at Travel Lush. You can check out my previous monthly roundup posts: June, July and August. Life has been such a whirlwind during the past two months that for the…

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12 Things to See and Do in Antarctica

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Antarctica; a place where only 40,000 people visit each year, a landscape so strikingly beautiful it’s hard to believe it’s real, a continent so isolated it takes two days of

Day Trip Itinerary to Kukup

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

‘A STOP AT WILLOUGHBY’: THE TWILIGHT ZONE EPISODE THAT EXPLORES OUR NEED TO TRAVEL

by Steven @ The Hungry Suitcase

“a place around the bend where he could jump off”

Created during a time (1959-1964) when American television seemed eerily clean and domestic, The Twilight Zone challenged viewers to examine a possibility of uncertainty beyond the comforts and assumptions of contemporary life. It was my favorite thing on TV. One episode in particular always stuck with me- A Stop at Willoughby. It brings up questions. How could such a ‘successful’ man working in a New York tower and living in an upscale suburb be so miserable? Why would he dream of escaping to a sleepy village where the streets have no name and the children wear overalls and go fishing?

A STOP AT WILLOUGHBY is the story of an advertising executive named Gart. Gart feels endless pressure from his pugnacious boss and his minion-like coworkers at his New York City office during ... Read More »

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Name that animal: 7 of Borneo’s wildest wild things (video)

Name that animal: 7 of Borneo’s wildest wild things (video)

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

Borneo is a pretty wild place, and we don't say that lightly. This video will make you wanna pack your bags and go jungle

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5 places you need to check out in Northern Thailand

5 places you need to check out in Northern Thailand

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

This ain't your daddy's Full Moon Party

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A Guide to Visiting Brunei on A Budget

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

6 ridiculously tasty destinations for cheap eats

6 ridiculously tasty destinations for cheap eats

by Bridget Kapinus @ Geckos Tales

Prepare to drool. Then book your next trip

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20 signs you’ve found your travel bestie

20 signs you’ve found your travel bestie

by Philippa Whishaw @ Geckos Tales

You get me. You really get me

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Heading to Japan? Here’s what you should definitely know

Heading to Japan? Here’s what you should definitely know

by Brooke Forman @ Geckos Tales

Here's everything you need to know: what to pack, what to eat, how to get around, and more

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10 FREE Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur for Travellers on A Budget

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

12 Years Of Travel: Perhentian Kecil Beach, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

Malaysia’s Perhentian Islands are a backpacker haven with great beaches and cheap scuba diving Perhentian Kecil Beach, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia 28 June 2006, 9 Years Ago This Week: I’d been commissioned to write a story about diving in the Perhentian Islands by Asian Diver magazine – while it’s a bit of a trek to get […]

10 Unmissable Things To Do In Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

With all the incredible things to do in Mexico, I think I will never tire of it. I have been there 3 times already, and each time I visit I discover a little bit more. I am absolutely in love with its people, its culture, and the overall atmosphere and vibe I get when I

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So, you think you can cross the road in Vietnam?

So, you think you can cross the road in Vietnam?

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Chicken not included.

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The 7 Best Places for a Winter Wedding

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

The time for winter weddings is now, before they start becoming the norm and venues start to become unavailable.

Want to Go Stargazing in Japan? Head to Tottori Prefecture!

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

10 awesome facts about Peru

10 awesome facts about Peru

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Peru has loads of facts. Here are 10 of them, curated by us, for you. Travel well.

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7 Unforgettable Backdrops on California’s 17 Mile Drive

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

California’s 17 Mile Drive winds along a dramatic coastline connected to the Pacific Coast Highway, a world-renowned coastal drive with a wealth of striking natural attractions.

How To Get From Lisbon Airport to City Center (Without Getting Scammed)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Find out how to conveniently get to some of the most popular places in Lisbon’s city center. First tip: stay away from taxis! Lisbon is one of the most charming capitals in Europe. There are many unique things to do, see and taste here, ensuring you have a memorable time. I recommend that you stay […]

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WHERE TO VISIT IN VIETNAM - PICK VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOURS

WHERE TO VISIT IN VIETNAM - PICK VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOURS


Travel Sense Asia

If you don't know where to visit in Vietnam to get stunning landscape, cheap price, and good food, TSA provides the series of best spot in Vietnam highlights tours. 

What To Expect From Trek Sapa Tour Within 2 Days?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

As an old French Hill station in the past, Sapa is now a beautiful and peaceful town in Lao Cai Province, Northwest Vietnam. Close to the Chinese border, the town has its name reputable for its unique weather, breathtaking natural beauty, and the wide variety of hill-tribes locals (Red Dao, Tay, Hmong, Xa Pho, and […]

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The 16 Best Places to Live in America 2016

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

From sea to shining sea, America is a beautiful country filled with varied landscapes, eye-popping attractions and friendly people everywhere you go.

The Year that Was and What’s Coming Next for The Planet D

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

When we look back on the year that was, it's hard to believe that we travelled to 22 destinations on five different continents in 2017. It was our plan to slow things down a bit, but when amazing opportunities come up, how can you say no? From horse treks in Kyrgyzstan to basking in the […]

Read the original post The Year that Was and What’s Coming Next for The Planet D on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.

9 fabulous winter adventures to indulge in Alberta, Canada (even if you don’t ski)!

by Lee Hubbard @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

Arriving in Alberta’s section of the Rockies, arguably the most picture-postcard perfect area in Canada, the first thing that strikes me is that everyone should visit this part of the world at least once in their lifetime. Such a shame it would be to never set eyes on mountains this majestic, witness skies this blue...

When & Where to Go Fruit Picking in Japan

by Parveen Maghera @ TripZilla Magazine

All you need to know about Thai spirit houses

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Thailand is a country, where Buddhist philosophy blends with mysticism and superstitions. Faithful gather in golden temples to pray to Buddha statutes and offer money and food to different gods to get rid of misfortunes and attract good luck. Thais are very superstitious and they strongly believe in ghosts and mystic energy, which is everywhere and […]

Thailand Media Briefing speech by TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications speech at ATF 2018

by Jessica Naval @ PATA

CHIANG MAI, January 25, 2018 — Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications, delivered the following speech at the Thailand… Read More   

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Priceless Experiences at District Wharf D.C.

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

This is a sponsored conversation written by us on behalf of IHG Rewards Club. The opinions and text are all ours. Have you always wanted to be an ambassador? Enjoy the perks of elite status but don't ever stay enough in the same hotel to reach it? Well you can now! While visiting Washington D.C. […]

Read the original post Priceless Experiences at District Wharf D.C. on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.

A practical guide to climbing a volcano

A practical guide to climbing a volcano

by Louise Burton @ Geckos Tales

Scaling a Nicaraguan volcano isn't just about the physical challenge of doing the thing. It's about taking in all of the awesome (and wildly different) landscapes you'll pass on the way up and back down

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10 Essential Cultural Tips for Traveling to Thailand

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

The beautiful country of Thailand is a backpackers dream, a retirees remote paradise, and generally speaking it’s the stuff travel dreams are made of.

Kid-Friendly New Zealand: 6 Things to See and Do

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

New Zealand isn’t the first place you think of when you think about vacationing with the kids.

8 Fun Things to Do In and Around Nha Trang, Vietnam • Travel Lush

8 Fun Things to Do In and Around Nha Trang, Vietnam • Travel Lush


Travel Lush

There are some real gems in and around Nha Trang that visitors don't seem to know about. Here's my guide on some awesome things to do in Nha Trang, Vietnam.

Life on a Geckos trip: a video diary from flying the nest

Life on a Geckos trip: a video diary from flying the nest

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Geckos. IRL. Bring it on

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Street food Tour in Bangkok’s Chinatown with TakeMeTour

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Bangkok’s Chinatown, or Yaowarat, definitely earns its spot on the list of must-see places in Thailand’s capital. It is home to one of the city’s most iconic streets and a haven for street food lovers. I have been to Bangkok many times before, but for some reason, I’ve never made it to Chinatown. That’s why […]

Wand-erlust: 9 harry potter spells for travellers

Wand-erlust: 9 harry potter spells for travellers

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

Got travel hacks? Tell us your best and win the trip of a lifetime to India, Vietnam or Turkey. Reading Harry Potter, I  always wondered why the characters didn’t travel more. Sure, the Weasley’s went to Egypt that one time and the Triwizard tournament came to Hogwarts, but did Voldemort put a ban on international

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10 Amazing Historic and Cultural Attractions to See in New Mexico

by Jeff Waddle @ EscapeHere

For over four centuries, New Mexico has been a cultural crossroads, a place where Spanish, Native American, Mexican and American influences have co-mingled to create a rich and unique society.

Yoga much? 7 places to bring your downward dog

Yoga much? 7 places to bring your downward dog

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Open your chakras and let's do this.

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Treat yo’ self: the world’s best local markets

Treat yo’ self: the world’s best local markets

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Although it’s tempting to seek out the golden arches of McDonalds or retreat to the familiarity of the nearest supermarket while overseas, we urge you to take a different path.

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Summer Special Offer! The Hanoi to Saigon Buffalo Run

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

  We couldn’t be prouder of our Hanoi to Saigon Buffalo Run. Taking you to everywhere that makes Vietnam so damn great, many years of hard work have gone into designing this adventure. And this summer we are offering an … Continue reading

Tiny hamster eating tiny burrito is the best video ever

Tiny hamster eating tiny burrito is the best video ever

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

If there's one thing we love more than actual Mexican burritos, it's videos of tiny hamsters eating tiny Mexican burritos. Compliments to the chef.

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12 Things You Must Try for Your First Seoul Winter

by Miranda Zhang @ TripZilla Magazine

The Best Adults-Only Resorts in the Caribbean

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Traveling to the Caribbean either as a couple for a little romance, or with a group of adult friends can go one of two ways.

Hanoi to Halong Bay: 7 ways to travel | The 2018 Guide

by Thi Nguyen @ Hai Au Aviation

Halong Bay, recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most favorite tourist attractions in Vietnam. It is famous for thousands of limestone islets with different shape raising up from the immensely blue water. Visiting this beautiful site must be on the bucket list of almost every traveler to Vietnam. One of their […]

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Ladies Who Rock: Katie Jones, Copywriter and Digital Nomad

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Katie is another strong, independent woman, who decided to pursue her career as a digital nomad. She lives in exotic places, such as Bali and Chiang Mai, and works remotely. She also helps Flylancer – a company that dedicates its work to building a strong community of digital nomads around the world – to develop […]

Top 19 Things to Do in Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia

by Serene Chan @ TripZilla Magazine

The Artist’s Guide to Amsterdam: 10 Best Spots for Landscapes

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

With its well-preserved 17th century architecture and intricate system of canals, Amsterdam is an artist’s dream, especially among landscape artists.

Brooklyn’s 9 Best Hidden Gems

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

It’s safe to say that anyone who knows anything about New York City knows that Brooklyn has a lot to offer.

The 6 Most Beautiful Views In Italy

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

We have all wondered where those photographers get those stunning postcard prefect pictures of Italy, but wonder no more.

The 10 Most Beautiful Views in New Zealand

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

New Zealand is a vast country rich with scenic grandeur on a magnificent scale. From busy cities to towering mountains to rushing blue streams, splendor is always on display in NZ.

Night guard for grinding – clenching – bruxism

by @ Serenity International Dental Clinic Vietnam

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7 Must-Eat Foods In Seoul During Winter

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

The Top 7 Tourism Trends for 2016

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Just as in other industries, travel and tourism experiences trends: a certain type of trip becomes incredibly popular, or a previously unknown location becomes a must-see destination.

How to Choose the Best Travel Backpack for Women

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

Picking the right backpack can be a little tricky, especially if you've never gone shopping for it before. So how to choose the best women's backpack?

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5 places you should absolutely check out in North India

5 places you should absolutely check out in North India

by Evan Ceretti @ Geckos Tales

India will change you, one way or another

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Top 10 spiritual tourist attractions in Vietnam

Top 10 spiritual tourist attractions in Vietnam


VOV - VOV Online Newspaper

(VOV) -The Vietnam Book of Records (Vietkings) has announced the top 10 spiritual destinations that attract a large number of domestic and foreign tourists.

Weekday Wanderlust: Okavango Delta, Botswana

Weekday Wanderlust: Okavango Delta, Botswana

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

No such thing as the Delta blues in Botswana

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The Best Lisbon Hidden Gems and Secret Spots

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This is a curated list of the major Lisbon hidden gems and secret places. No touristy bullshit or pretentiousness here. Whether you are living in Lisbon, have a few extra days to explore or you’re an hipster looking for the off the beaten track, this article is for you. Lisbon holds a special place in […]

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My Journey To Jungfraujoch, The Top of Europe

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

1 Week Indonesia Itinerary: How to Make the Most Of Your Trip

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Rachita shares how you can see the best of Java and Bali in one shorter trip.

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How to organise your own trip and travel on a budget?

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

You want to see the world, but your earnings and budget don’t allow you to travel? You listen with envy to your friends who tell you about their adventures abroad and you dream to be able to do the same in the future? You want to know how other people can afford to go to […]

A 30-second guide to Hanoi with Geckos adventures (that’s us)

A 30-second guide to Hanoi with Geckos adventures (that’s us)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Hanoi in 30 seconds. You're welcome.

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10 Essential Travel Packing Tips to Simplify Your Life

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

I’ve spent most of the past few years bouncing from place to place to place, and although that’s a ton of fun, it definitely means...

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The Ultimate Itinerary of São Miguel Island (Made By An Azorean)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

São Miguel in the Azores is a vibrant garden in the middle of the Atlantic. With so many different landscapes and things to do there, planning a route to explore the island is essential. This is the exact road trip itinerary I use when I get friends visiting São Miguel island and now I’m sharing […]

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9 Holiday Travel Images That Might Make You Rethink Flying

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

American Thanksgiving is the real kick-off to the holiday travel season, people naturally want to be with their loved ones during this time but that often requires some travel, and

A wonderful trip to Cu Lao Cham Island

by vietcenter @ Vietnam Tour Pedia

By Hoang yen We visited Cu Lao Cham on saturday , 09th September 2017. Cu Lao Cham located in Quang ...

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6 tips on how to win at travel photography

6 tips on how to win at travel photography

by David Nagle @ Geckos Tales

While we’re not all just aiming for Insta and Facebook Likes, everyone still wants amazing travel photos to remember their trip and show their friends – to wow them, inspire them, and maybe make them more than a teensy bit jealous. But short of hiring a professional photographer to tag along (yes, apparently that’s a thing now),

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These Are The 10 Rules of Flying Nobody Talks About

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Jai Thep Festival in Chiang Mai: A day filled with fun, love and music

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Jai Thep Festival is the newest addition to Chiang Mai’s event calendar. A group of like-minded people got together and decided to do something amazing – they created a music festival unlike any other that has taken place in Northern Thailand before. I love everything about music festivals: the happy atmosphere, crazy people dressed up especially for […]

29 things all travellers should be thankful for (yeah, even you!)

29 things all travellers should be thankful for (yeah, even you!)

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

It’s that time of year again, and while not all of us hail from the bountiful United States of A, we reckon everyone could do with a little extra gratitude

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10 Vacation-Worthy Towns on Croatia’s Stunning Coastline

by Kirsten Schlewitz @ EscapeHere

Having shaken off its war-torn past, Croatia, the European Union’s newest member, is primed to make the most of its future.

10 Jaw Dropping European Beaches

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

Travelling to Europe this summer? When you’re there, make sure to travel outside of the city centres to explore the breathtaking coasts along the ocean.

10 Ecotourism Hotspots for 2016

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Eco-tourism has become something of a buzzword in recent years.

7 awesome things to do in Costa Rica

7 awesome things to do in Costa Rica

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

There's more stuff to do in Costa Rica than look for sloths, you know.

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7 reasons why the US West Coast is heaven on Earth

7 reasons why the US West Coast is heaven on Earth

by Stephanie Hood @ Geckos Tales

West is best. Here's why.

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7 Pieces of US Topography Worth Checking Out

by Bethaney Wallace @ EscapeHere

There’s no denying that the U S of A is an incredibly large country.

7 Things to See and Do in Fiji

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

It isn’t hard to understand why people of all ages want to travel to Fiji on their next vacation.

10 Long Weekends in Malaysia in 2018

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Beautiful Colombia: beyond the conflicts, cocaine & cartels

Beautiful Colombia: beyond the conflicts, cocaine & cartels

by Taz Liffman @ Geckos Tales

A no-nonsense guide to Colombia's most beautiful assets.

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The Week That Was – #36

The Week That Was – #36

by Little Grey Box @ Little Grey Box

A look at the week that was and a little insight into the #bloglife, sharing things I just can’t share anywhere else! Highlights of the week This week we officially kicked off our YouTube Incubator with the guys at Changer Studios in Brisbane. What the heck is a YouTube Incubator? Well, in this instance, it’s an eight-week program run by Screen Queensland and the guys at Changer. It will connect the eight chosen channels with key experts who can educate us and share valuable insight on how we can meet our goals. Beyond that, for Matt and me, it’ll help us get closer to our big goal of our travel show! We met with the guys at Changer Studios this week and shared all our goals, strengths, weaknesses, what we do and don’t know, what we want to work on and more. It was really detailed and a great way for us to put into perspective where we’re at and what we want to get out of the program. Between now and our meeting next week, our channel is being analysed by one heck of an expert who knows a LOT about YouTube and its algorithm. I’m really excited to hear what he [...]

Scooters in Chiang Mai: How to drive safely around the city

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Scooters are everywhere in Chiang Mai. Just like anywhere else in Thailand, they are used for transportation of people, goods and even animals. For expats living in Chiang Mai they are a necessary tool to get to work quickly and to see places further away from the city, which often cannot be found in any […]

The Ultimate South Korea Travel Guide

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

You may have already read my guide to visiting the 2018 Olympics and Paralympics Games —but if not, you can find it here. There’s plenty...

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Meet the lego couple doing travel better than you

Meet the lego couple doing travel better than you

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

They've been around the block

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Canada’s 8 Best Winter Getaways

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Canadian’s don’t bother hibernating in the winters, they embrace it and this country is the perfect place to enjoy an awesome winter getaway.

5 Things to See and Do in Transylvania

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Transylvania is one of Eastern Europe’s most captivating regions and although it is often known as the land of bloodthirsty vampires and wolves, it is in fact loaded with incredible

Safari etiquette 101: 8 tips for an African adventure

Safari etiquette 101: 8 tips for an African adventure

by Philippa Whishaw @ Geckos Tales

To help you get the best out of your trip

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A day in the life of a Burmese street food enthusiast

A day in the life of a Burmese street food enthusiast

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

You’re a satay connoisseur, regularly grab Rogan Josh on the run, break fortune cookies by the handful and can smell Vietnamese mint from a mile off, but you’ve probably never said “let’s get Burmese for dinner tonight”.

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The Top 8 Pet-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Europe

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

For many people, pets are more than just a companion—they’re like family. That means many of us like to travel with our pets.

This Expat Life (Bali): Month 37

by Justine @ Travel Lush

After moving abroad in July 2014, I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Asia and all the nitty gritty that goes on behind the scenes here at Travel Lush. You can check out my previous monthly roundup posts: May, June and July. Living a semi-nomadic life is kind of bizarre. Since I moved…

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Top 5 Tips for Traveling with Children in Vietnam | XO Tours Blog

Top 5 Tips for Traveling with Children in Vietnam | XO Tours Blog


XO Tours Blog

The most useful Vietnam Travel tips for families traveling with children. What to do in Vietnam when you travel with kids? Safety advice for parents.

7 European Cities With The Best Christmas Markets

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

Bali what? Here’s why you totally have to visit the Gili Islands

Bali what? Here’s why you totally have to visit the Gili Islands

by Juliann Cheryl @ Geckos Tales

There's so much more to Indo than Bali

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The Easiest Places on Earth to Learn How to Surf

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

So you want to learn how to surf? Let us be the first to tell you that it probably isn’t going to be easy, especially if you make the rookie

Make it at home: pisco sour recipe

Make it at home: pisco sour recipe

by Leigh Barnes @ Geckos Tales

Everybody knows that the Pisco Sour is Peru's most famous - and delicious - drink. But not everybody knows how to make a Pisco Sour. Well, we do. And we're willing to share this information with you, so long as you repay us by making us some Pisco Sours at some point down the track. Deal? Good

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A Traveler’s Guide to the Con Dao Islands in Vietnam

by Justine @ Travel Lush

When I first heard of the Con Dao Islands in Southern Vietnam I was immediately obsessed. Admittedly, I knew next to nothing about them, but the pictures looked pretty damn amazing. So, without doing all that much research, I booked a spur-of-the-moment flight there just a couple weeks ago. What can I say? I’m a sucker…

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BRB – I’m Traveling in Southeast Asia

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Blog updates coming in the new year...

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Everything you need to know about: Sri Lanka

Everything you need to know about: Sri Lanka

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Sri Lanka's often referred to as something of a 'Little India'. Find out why its an incredible country in its own right

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10 tips for a good night’s sleep in a hostel

10 tips for a good night’s sleep in a hostel

by Millie Lester @ Geckos Tales

No more counting sheep

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6 things Joey Essex learned about Africa when he was in Africa

6 things Joey Essex learned about Africa when he was in Africa

by Joey Essex @ Geckos Tales

We took Joey Essex to Africa. After we were sure he got home one piece, we asked him to tell us about all the stuff he learned whilst he was there

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10 Places Being Destroyed By Tourism

by Rachel Despres @ EscapeHere

More people than ever before in history are exploring beyond the boundaries of their own country to take in the incredible beauty the world has to offer.

8 reasons the Galapagos Islands are awesome

8 reasons the Galapagos Islands are awesome

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

They're Ecuadorable *mic drop*

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How to do full moon parties right

How to do full moon parties right

by Travel Textbook @ Geckos Tales

Buckets of booze, open water and a flaming rope. What could possibly go wrong?

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THE BEST MONTH TO VISIT VIETNAM? SEPTEMBER!

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Yes, Vietnam is a great country to travel all year round depending on the region – but if you ask us which time of the year we like to travel most, it’s definitely the month of September! Here’s why: It’s … Continue reading

No Indonesia Visa Required For Citizens Of 45 Countries

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

The Indonesian Government recently announced citizens of forty five countries no longer need a tourist visa to enter Indonesia. Indonesia Immigration Stamp How Does Visa Free Entry To Indonesia Work? If you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below, arrive at one of the entry points below and proceed to Passport Control. […]

15 Best Retirement Cities in Europe

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

Retirement is an exciting time of wrapping up your many years of service to society and starting a new adventure in life using all the knowledge and wisdom you’ve acquired

Vietnamese government pledges favorable conditions for Indian investors

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc pledges favorable conditions for Indian investors   The Prime Minister lauded Adani’s investment in solar and wind energy projects in Ninh Tuan. He praised Suzlon for their interest in wind power and wind turbine projects and in investing in a manufacturer of wind power facilities in Vietnam. The Indian businesses asked […]

Top 10 Amazing Things to do in Dingle Peninsula, Ireland

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

The Dingle Peninsula is one of the most scenic places in Ireland—or in fact, in the whole world! When you’re thinking of Ireland, chances are...

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So, you want to travel?

So, you want to travel?

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

A practical guide to planning your first trip.

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10 Mistakes Most Tourists Make in Chicago

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

You know the saying: when in Rome, do as the Romans do. As travelers, we know this is true in any city we visit, including the Windy City.

A Traveller’s Guide to Travel Photography

by Justin @ TuGo Travel Blog

Photography is the perfect medium for preserving special moments in our lives. This is especially true when we visit places that are so unlike home. Capturing picturesque scenes and extraordinary moments is a way to share our most personal experiences with others—including our future selves—so it’s easy to see travel and photography as perfectly complementary […]

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Horse Riding in Costa Rica: An Alternative Adventure

by Julianna Barnaby @ The Discoveries Of

Have you ever found yourself stuck in a travel rut? You know the ones where you find yourself going to the same area time and time again because you love it so much… and before you know it, it’s pretty much your default go-to destination? South America is that place for me. Ever since I […]

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Bali in your belly: our epic island food guide

Bali in your belly: our epic island food guide

by Philippa Whishaw @ Geckos Tales

Welcome to the good kind of Bali Belly.

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The Galapagos Islands: 5 reasons every traveller needs to go

The Galapagos Islands: 5 reasons every traveller needs to go

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Many travellers who catch wind of the cost and logistics of a trip to the Galapagos in the “too hard” basket. But they shouldn't.

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17 Best Things to Do & Places to Visit in Zurich

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

The 7 Best Wineries on Waiheke Island, NZ

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

In the past two decades New Zealand’s Waiheke Island has gained recognition in terms of a top producing wine region.

12 Must-Do Activities in Penghu to Include in Your Taiwan Itinerary

by Cheryl Seet @ TripZilla Magazine

Cu Chi – the Best Place for Ho Chi Minh Tunnels Tour

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

If you take a Ho Chi Minh tunnels tour, the must-going place is Cu Chi tunnel – one of the greatest works constructed by the Vietnamese. Cu Chi tunnel system serves as the living and hiding place for the Vietnamese soldiers during the wars. Visitors reaching there can not only experience the great tunnels but […]

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You’ve Got 9 Long Weekends in 2018 And We’ve Planned The Perfect Getaway for Each

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Meet Sana, the Geckos leader defying gender stereotypes in India

Meet Sana, the Geckos leader defying gender stereotypes in India

by Rebecca Shapiro @ Geckos Tales

It didn't take long for Sana Jinah to realise what she wanted. She wanted something that’d take her out of her comfort zone and into the world

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Best Winter Adventure Parks in America

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

While not all of America sees winter in terms of cold, snow and ice; many states do and instead of hibernating inside, they are choosing to embrace when winter.

10 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Greenland

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

You’re going to be hearing a lot about Greenland over the coming year; travel guidebook publisher Lonely Planet has named the country #9 in their top 10 countries to see

8 women who will inspire you to drop everything and travel

8 women who will inspire you to drop everything and travel

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Their adventures were seriously epic

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84 of the BEST things to do on the Gold Coast!

84 of the BEST things to do on the Gold Coast!

by Little Grey Box @ Little Grey Box

Pristine stretches of picture-perfect beaches, waves crashing on the shore as active locals and their gorgeous dogs start the day with a beachfront jog. Bustling coffee shops and quaint eateries serving up healthy bites with a focus on local, seasonal produce. Vintage and thrift stores, stocked to the hilt with one-off threads and beautiful boutiques offering high-end wares. The Gold Coast is a distinctly wonderful mix of earthy energy and vibrant culture. It’s no wonder it’s a must-see destination for so many, with millions of visitors flocking to the glittering Gold Coast streets each year. To help you make the most of your holiday, here are 84 of the very BEST things to do on the gorgeous Gold Coast! Head to Justin Lane’s rooftop bar on a Sunday afternoon (or any afternoon) for ice cold beers, cocktails and stunning views of the Burleigh and Gold Coast skylines Treat yo self to a facial, massage or indulgent treatment at organic, vegan beauty salon Earth & Skin in Mudgeeraba Get thrifty at pre-loved Surfers Paradise clothing spot, Arkive Vintage, and scoop up unique and trendy threads Take your hunger to healthy Mermaid Beach spot Poké Poké and sink your teeth into their tropical menu Chill [...]

8 things you wouldn’t expect to find in China

8 things you wouldn’t expect to find in China

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Ready to get some China learnin’? Here we go

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The 8 Commandments of Traveling with Your Partner

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

In collaboration with Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group We have been traveling the world together for over 1,600 days (and counting) straight. Luckily, we travel pretty well together – but travel can be a big test of a relationship. A few things about traveling with your significant...

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Conquering Kinabalu: trekking Borneo’s biggest peak

Conquering Kinabalu: trekking Borneo’s biggest peak

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

We sent a few lucky Geckos travellers and a film crew up Kinabalu, and they seemed to have an exhaustingly epic time. Here's how they did it

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The 7 Best Beaches for Winter Surfing

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Surfing is truly a year round sport, especially with the advances in wetsuit technology, making it easier than ever to stay warm and surf any temperature of water.

The best 3 places to visit in Vietnam 

The best 3 places to visit in Vietnam 


Little Grey Box

The first two days we were in Hanoi, we couldn’t work out why people weren’t approaching us or yelling out to us to come into their shops, as normally happens in places like Bangkok and…

How this group of musicians is making the world a better place – one gig at a time

How this group of musicians is making the world a better place – one gig at a time

by Louise Burton @ Geckos Tales

They’re completely self-sustainable – a travelling community of artists and musicians- and they call themselves The Soulfire Project

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Discover: Tokyo

by @ Wikitravel

Want to visit the Northern, Western, Eastern and Southern Capitals? Book flights to Beijing, Xian, Tokyo and Nanjing.

Why it’s important to travel when you’re young: the statistics

Why it’s important to travel when you’re young: the statistics

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Travelling whilst you’re young is probably the best thing you can do with your time. And because we’re kicking off our ULTIMATE TRAVEL ADVENTURE competition, we thought it was a good time to share this information with you

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Don’t cancel your trip to Thailand yet! Read this first!

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

On the 13th of October at 15:52 local time King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the king of Thailand, passed away. The whole country has been mourning him since then. The famous Thai smile is a little less common nowadays, videos of crying crowds and pictures of people holding portraits of the King flood the internet. Tourists, who […]

8 reasons Costa Rica is even more awesome than you thought

8 reasons Costa Rica is even more awesome than you thought

by Urban Adventures @ Geckos Tales

As if you needed any more reason to visit this uber-special South American land.

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Ditch the Gold Coast: 4 Schoolies ideas to give you the feels

Ditch the Gold Coast: 4 Schoolies ideas to give you the feels

by Amy Foyster @ Geckos Tales

These hot spots are serious contenders for your Schoolies trip

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What the one item you can’t travel without says about you

What the one item you can’t travel without says about you

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

We admit it. We travellers can be just a little judgmental when we see the things that you just can’t leave home without.

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7 Unique Experiences and Things To Do in Pico Island, Azores

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

These are some of the most unique things to do in Pico you can’t miss when you’re in the island. Pico is the second largest island of the Azores archipelago – after São Miguel. Despite being the most obviously volcanic, it still boasts an incredible variety of landscapes. Between the green meadows, the lava fields, […]

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CELEBRATING NEW YEAR 2018 WITH OUR SPA PROMOTION

by Holiday Beach Danang Hotel & Resort @

A GREAT NEW YEAR 2018 BY PAMPERING YOURSELF WITH THIS SPA HOT DEAL ONLY AT “THE HOLIDAY SPA & MASSAGE” Holiday Beach Danang Hotel & Resort -Discount up to 40% for the Himalayan Salt Rock Sauna package of 5 authentic sauna rooms. -Discount up to 30% for the Full body massage treatment 60mins and 90mins […]

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Top 10 Cafes in Kuala Lumpur for Great Coffee and More

by Alestra @ TripZilla Magazine

Trekking to Wat Pha Lat in Chiang Mai

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Wat Pha Lat, also known as Wat Sakithaka, is a small gem on the map of Chiang Mai. This quiet temple is hidden in the forest and is very often omitted by travellers, who head straight to the nearby Wat Phra That Doi Suthep – one of the most famous temples in the north of […]

Wish you were beer: 12 ales to sip on your overseas escapades

Wish you were beer: 12 ales to sip on your overseas escapades

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

The beers we like the most, in the places we like the yeast.

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Why Bangkok is a must visit for every solo-traveler!

by Nidhi Tom @ Roaming Clan

Are you a solo-traveller? Are you a Backpacker? Then how can you miss Bangkok? The city air is heavy but sweet Feeling the charmed vacation spirit sink in? As you walk down the crowded street   There’s music playing everywhere “This one’s going to be another culinary adventure !”, you think As you smell Pad

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6 must-have tips for happy camping

6 must-have tips for happy camping

by Kellie Bright @ Geckos Tales

Going camping soon? Read this first. Or suffer the consequences.

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The 7 Most Beautiful Views In France

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

It seems that France was created with hundreds if not thousands of opportunities to snap the perfect photo, as it is loaded with 2,000+ miles of shoreline, seven major mountain

Picasso’s Paris: 10 Historic Hotspots of the Paris Literati

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

Paris is rich in its layers of history, but few eras can compare to the explosion of creativity that centered in Montparnasse in the 1920’s.

Top 3 Cherry Blossom Viewing Spots in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan For 2018 – Take Your Pick!

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

Experience Halong Bay like a local | The 2017 Guide

by Angela Lewonczyk @ Hai Au Aviation

Halong Bay, Vietnam is known for many beautiful sights and sounds. Because it is a Unesco World Heritage sight, travelers from all around the globe flock to this stunning destination throughout the year. As a result, tourism is high and tourist locations are sometimes overrun. If you are traveling to Halong Bay for a quick […]

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Want to Go Stargazing in Japan? Head to Tottori Prefecture!

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

The Ultimate Top 100 of Travel Instagram Accounts

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

A Top 100 of inspiring travel Instagrammers, ranked based on user engagement and activity.

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The Newest Cruise Ships to Watch for in 2016

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Cruises are becoming more and more popular with adults and families as they provide superior amenities, excellent dining choices and can cover a number of destinations in a short amount

A guide to Canggu: the Brooklyn of Bali

A guide to Canggu: the Brooklyn of Bali

by Laura Dawson @ Geckos Tales

If the question is "where's the coolest place in Bali?", the answer is Canggu.

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Why You Should Use A NYC CityPASS To Explore New York City

by Arnette @

Thinking about buying an NYC CityPass?  In the fall of 2013, I was in NYC and used an NYC CityPASS to explore. The premise of my NYC trip was to spend time with my cousin Chris who owns a gallery in Melbourne and was going to be there for work. I am quite fond of […]

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You’ve Got 9 Long Weekends in 2018 And We’ve Planned The Perfect Getaway for Each

by Teri Anne Tan @ TripZilla Magazine

The 7 Most Beautiful and Underrated Cities in France

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Utter the word ‘France’ and everyone immediately thinks of Paris and although we aren’t downplaying the importance of the city and how grand it is, we do happen to think

10 Most beautiful beaches in vietnam you should visit at least one

by Brandee brande @

Vietnam has a long coastline more than 3,400 kilometres, which is favourable for sea tourism. The beauty and tranquility of the beaches in Vietnam is one of Asia’s best kept secrets. Vietnam is one of the best beach holiday destinations in Southeast Asia. Here is the list of best 10 beaches in Vietnam, South to […]

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9 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam for First-Timers

9 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam for First-Timers


Detourista

Where to go in Vietnam? Check out these top tourist spots, best places to visit, must-see attractions, beautiful sights & more.

12 Years Of Travel: Bangkok Canal Bike Ride

by Chris Mitchell @ Travel Happy

One of the best ways to see everyday Bangkok is to take a bike ride into the sprawling suburbs Bangkok Canal Bike Ride 21 June 2014, 1 Year Ago This Week: Most people greet the idea of cycling in Bangkok with some variation of “Are you insane?”. And while the city’s traffic can be dangerous, […]

Vietnam Tips And Tricks: 26 Key Things To Know Before Your Trip

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This list of useful tips and tricks of Vietnam is mostly intended for first-time visitors but it can help anyone achieve a safe and worry-free travel. It should alert you for common mistakes and prepare you for traveling to one of the most amazing countries on Earth. I mean it. Not gonna lie: Vietnam is […]

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Top legislator’s Kazakhstan visit gives fresh impetus to bilateral ties

by robert @ CuBird

The first trip to Kazakhstan by National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan is expected to open up a wealth of new opportunities for boosting the traditional cooperation ties between the two nations as well as between the two legislatures.

11 Fun Things to Do in Batam for Your Next Weekend Getaway

by Snow L. @ TripZilla Magazine

EscapeHere’s Top 12 ‘Parkitecture’ Masterpieces

by Bruce Yaccato @ EscapeHere

The accomplished American documentary filmmaker Ken Burns has called the U.S. National Parks system “America’s Best Idea.

36 Things I’ve Learned in 3 Years Living Abroad

by Justine @ Travel Lush

About halfway through writing my July monthly roundup post I realized that July actually marked my 3-year expat anniversary! For those of you who are new readers, I started this whole living abroad adventure in Jakarta, Indonesia, roughly three years ago, in July 2014. Back then, I had just wrapped up a year-long backpacking trip…

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Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City

Twenty reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City


Traveller

Ho Chi Minh City has exotic food, colonial architecture, and memories of war, writes Guy Wilkinson.

9 Fabulous Places To Visit In Sri Lanka

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

L'articolo 9 Fabulous Places To Visit In Sri Lanka sembra essere il primo su My Adventures Across the World.

Tarragona – exploring one of Spain’s most beautiful under-the-radar cities

by Scott Balaam @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

Last October, when the temperature was in the last throes of a typical long Mediterranean summer, Scott Balaam from our team embarked on a whirlwind tour of Spain exploring four cities by train in four days, one of these cities was Tarragona, a small but beautiful coastal city long overshadowed by Barcelona, its more famous neighbour. Here’s...

Everything you ever wanted to know about Nepal

Everything you ever wanted to know about Nepal

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Everything you ever wanted to know about travelling in Nepal is in here. Seriously

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8 Things to See and Do in St. Lucia

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

St. Lucia, with its varied topography, provides some stunning visuals.

What’s a Geckos trip in Cambodia really like?

What’s a Geckos trip in Cambodia really like?

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Travellers often ask us what our trips in Cambodia are like. And we figured the best way to show them was to make a video about it. So that's exactly what we did

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Godzilla is now a Japanese citizen, for reals

Godzilla is now a Japanese citizen, for reals

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

So it turns out Godzilla is 61-years old. Yep that monster guy or girl, with its giant monster feet, could actually be your dinosaur-lizard amalgam grandparent. And that dinosaur-lizard amalgam grandparent is now a certified, legal and official citizen of Japan. Aren’t you proud? Just recently, the fire-breathing, radioactive Godzilla was welcomed into Tokyo with

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6 reasons why everyone should visit Bavaria at Christmas (inc.video)

by Becky Moore @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

A land of cuckoo clocks, fairytales, and a festive cheer unlike no other in the world, Bavaria is arguably one of the world’s best places to visit at Christmas. A few weeks ago we took a trip to under-the-radar Regensburg, a university city hailed as the best preserved medieval city in Germany. Although it’s an under-the-radar...

Attention: Chicago is recreating the Ferris Bueller parade

Attention: Chicago is recreating the Ferris Bueller parade

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

A festival dedicated to a world that doesn't think it's seen anything good today

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Luang Prabang: the ultimate Zen

Luang Prabang: the ultimate Zen

by Common Wanderer @ Geckos Tales

Prepare for good vibes. This is Luang Prabang, people.

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Istanbul will turn you into a massive tourist but that’s ok

Istanbul will turn you into a massive tourist but that’s ok

by Urban Adventures @ Geckos Tales

Sometimes totally fanning out over a destination is compulsory.

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People are going bonkers for cherry blossom selfies

People are going bonkers for cherry blossom selfies

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Don't be a possum. Respect the blossom

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The best western food in Chiang Mai

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

If there’s one thing in the world everyone can mutually agree on it’s this: Thai food is delicious! And while every tourist who visits Thailand to devour pizza, steak and other western dishes should be ashamed of themselves – as an expat it’s good to know where to go when that craving for western food […]

24 hours on the trans-Siberian railway

24 hours on the trans-Siberian railway

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Here’s our guide on how to occupy 24 hours on the greatest train journey on earth

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12 of the best and most beautiful European under-the-radar travel destinations to visit in 2018

by Beth Pinches @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

What better way to kick-start the new year than making some exciting travel plans? If you anything like us then you probably want to avoid somewhere swamped with tourists or over anglicised and head to somewhere to experience another culture… people, language, food and lifestyle. To help you choose we’ve collectively compiled a list of...

8 Alternatives to Staying in a Hotel

by Kirsten Schlewitz @ EscapeHere

One of the excuses people often give for not traveling often is the expense.

Best Hotels in London – 2018 Edition

by Julianna Barnaby @ The Discoveries Of

Planning a trip to London and not sure where to stay? Read my comprehensive guide to the best hotels in London for 2018. From luxury boltholes to budget beds, these are the city’s most stylish and well-located places to stay. The Best Hotels in London 2018 – At A Glance Don’t have time to read […]

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Vietnam. 15 Places That Will Make You Book A Ticket Right Now.

Vietnam. 15 Places That Will Make You Book A Ticket Right Now.


The Discoveries Of

Vietnam. Home to breathtaking sceneries and delicious cuisine. Here’s our pick of the best places to visit in Vietnam to inspire your travels.

Latin America’s best party cities

Latin America’s best party cities

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

From beachside reggaeton to back alley salsa, tango in hidden nightclubs and backyard samba competitions, Central and South America sure knows how to party

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A Walk in Washington DC – 12 Must See Monuments and Memorials

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

This is a sponsored conversation written by us on behalf of IHG Rewards Club. The opinions and text are all ours. We didn't expect to love Washington DC but if there's one thing we learned in our travels it is that anywhere can surprise you. When IHG© Rewards Club asked us if we'd like to […]

Read the original post A Walk in Washington DC – 12 Must See Monuments and Memorials on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.

Off The Beaten Path in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Vietnam is seeing more and more visitors each year, with the actual number of tourists per year reaching well over 6 million.  Some areas in Vietnam, such as Halong Bay, Sapa, and Hoi An, are very beautiful but also packed with tourists year round.  Fortunately, if you want to get away from the crowds, you…

5 awesome things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

5 awesome things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam


Geckos Tales

The coastal Vietnamese town of Hoi An is known for its sleepy atmosphere, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do.

10 simple tips to get the travel photos of your dreams

10 simple tips to get the travel photos of your dreams

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Taking good photos whilst travelling can be hard. This makes it heaps easier.

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Vegan and proud: the best countries to not eat animals

Vegan and proud: the best countries to not eat animals

by Tarah Miller @ Geckos Tales

Old McDonald had a farm, and on that farm he had some...vegetables

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Why Japan is the ultimate destination for first-time travellers

Why Japan is the ultimate destination for first-time travellers

by Jo Stewart @ Geckos Tales

Bullet trains, cat cafes, and the best ramen you've ever eaten. Hello Japan.

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5 reasons why New Orleans is the food capital of the U.S.

5 reasons why New Orleans is the food capital of the U.S.

by Alex Temblador @ Geckos Tales

Here's everything you need to know about this foodie must-visit

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Get in my belly: the best American sammiches

Get in my belly: the best American sammiches

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

It takes many names: sarnie, sanga, sammich, sammie; and takes many, many forms. Your first exposure to the sandwich may have been as a child – a peanut butter affair, perhaps – the crusts lovingly removed and disposed of; or your first sandwich may have been encountered in your lunchbox at school – a cheese

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Infographic: a beginner’s guide to argentine wine

Infographic: a beginner’s guide to argentine wine

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Argentina. Famous for steaks, dancing, and wine. Here's a delicously robust infographic about the latter

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7 Best Road Trip Movies

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

The call of the open road carries with it a certain cinematic quality, which is probably why there is such an abundance of road trip movies.

Amsterdam with Kids – 7 Attractions You and Your Child Will Love

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

Spread the word! Amsterdam is as much a family-friendly destination as anywhere else in the world. Our family travel specialist Ari Charlestein proves you to can travel to Amsterdam with kids.  Amsterdam with Kids For too long, traveling to Amsterdam came with a significant, negative stigma. It had been thought of as a European “Sin […]

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The ultimate guide to eating gluten-free in Italy

The ultimate guide to eating gluten-free in Italy

by Melissa Ariganello @ Geckos Tales

Foodies, get excited

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Here’s Why You Should Consider Taking More Trips on High Speed Rails Than Flights

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

5 road trips to take you back in time

5 road trips to take you back in time

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

There’s something about a good road trip that brings out the child in all of us. Hours are spent watching the world whizz by to the tinny soundtrack of a specially curated playlist, and there will likely be a sing-a-long at some point too (and who doesn’t love a sing-a-long?). More often than not, though,

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The 7 Most Beautiful Views in Spain

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Spain at times can be absolutely overwhelming, offering a ton of different landscapes, activities and cities to explore.

8 reasons why you should become an Online English Teacher

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

When I started working as an online English teacher I didn’t know what to expect, but I knew that it was going to be better than working at a school, or for a big corporation. I wanted to be independent and wanted to be my own boss. So, I took the leap and I have […]

Vietnam Travel | Places to visit in   Vietnam

Vietnam Travel | Places to visit in Vietnam


Rough Guides

Explore places to visit in Vietnam with Rough Guides: find out when to go, view itineraries and read about lakes, bays, street food and water puppets.

Is this the world’s coolest travel map?

Is this the world’s coolest travel map?

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Geotags just got sexy

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Top 10 Places for Adventure Travel in Vietnam - PATA

Top 10 Places for Adventure Travel in Vietnam - PATA


PATA

Vietnam, especially Northern part of Vietnam is the best place for adventure travel with dramatic mountain paths, national parks –… Read More   

Top 5 Places to Enjoy Los Angeles Like A Local

by Joy Ling @ TripZilla Magazine

24 hours in Havana

24 hours in Havana

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Since Raul Castro’s sweeping economic reforms began to take hold in 2010, Cuba is evolving, with Havana at the vanguard of change

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Road Trip Essentials: A Step By Step Guide

by Julianna Barnaby @ The Discoveries Of

Planning on hitting the road on an adventure? Read this road trip essentials and road trip packing list guide to help you plan the perfect trip.  Is there anything more exciting than going on a road trip? Any road trip is as much about the journey as it is about the final destination and can […]

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9 sweet spots to check out in Mexico

9 sweet spots to check out in Mexico

by Jeremiah Ganicoche @ Geckos Tales

South of the border, down Mexico way

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10 Great Gift Ideas for the Travel Obsessed

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

If you haven’t yet started your Christmas shopping, it’s time to get in the game! Of course this list will be helpful at any point in the year when you’re

10 Beginner-Friendly Hiking Trails in the Philippines

by Charmaine Acha @ TripZilla Magazine

5 Must-try Dishes to Eat Like a Local in Fiji

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Keep calm and Camden on: The best of Camden in a day

Keep calm and Camden on: The best of Camden in a day

by Julia D'Orazio @ Geckos Tales

Rock around the Lock

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8 Things You’re Missing If You Don’t Visit Harlem

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Harlem, on the north side of Manhattan, hasn’t always had the best reputation and, in fact, many travelers have avoided this area of the city.

Understanding disaster tourism: is it ever ok?

Understanding disaster tourism: is it ever ok?

by Caroline Bellinger @ Geckos Tales

Is visiting a disaster zone always unethical? We find out. Kind of.

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Top 10 Best Countries For Expats

by Lindsay Duncan @ EscapeHere

As the world progresses, it has become increasingly easier to travel around the world and build a new life in a new country.

My first Geckos trip to Bali: Expectations vs. reality

My first Geckos trip to Bali: Expectations vs. reality

by Juliann Cheryl @ Geckos Tales

So, this is for all of you wondering if you should book a small group adventure. The answer is yes. Yes, you should.

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10 Things to See and Do in Daytona Beach

by Tammy Landry @ EscapeHere

Located in Volusia County, Florida, Daytona Beach is a city with a population of a little over 60,000 people.

These Are The 10 Best Countries to Retire in 2018

by Lydia Lee @ TripZilla Magazine

15 Amazing Film Locations From the James Bond 007 Franchise

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

Since 1962, the suave secret agent known as Bond has been thrilling cinema-goers with his climatic action sequences, high-tech gadgets and steamy romance scenes.

It’s Mid-Autumn Festival Time… What is it?

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Today marks the beginning of the Mid-Autumn Festival! Named Têt Trung Thu in Vietnamese, it is also known as the Children’s festival. It is said that name came about, as it’s a way for parents to make up for the … Continue reading

Just leave: an essay on the art of letting go

Just leave: an essay on the art of letting go

by Eliza Gower @ Geckos Tales

A call-to-arms for the indecisive.

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Discover: Bohinj

by @ Wikitravel

Medieval frescoes in the Church of St. John the Baptist in Bohinj, Slovenia often show figures with large swellings of the neck (goiters), caused by lack of iodine in the local diet.

Into the wild: Borneo like you’ve never seen it before (video)

Into the wild: Borneo like you’ve never seen it before (video)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

We decided that the film crew should do everything a Geckos traveller would do; sleep in treehouses, cruise the Kinabatangan River and climb a mountain

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Weekday Wanderlust: Mexico City

Weekday Wanderlust: Mexico City

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Pack your bags, amigos.

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TripZilla’s Picks: Top 7 Travel Blogs in Singapore for 2017

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

23 Best Things to Do & Places to Go in Hong Kong

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

What Inca trail? Seven of Peru’s (other) best adventures

What Inca trail? Seven of Peru’s (other) best adventures

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

From the thick and sticky Amazon to the eerie Nazca Lines – Peru has stacks of stuff to get your grubby adventurous mitts on. Here's the best of the rest

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Shopping in Chiang Mai: The Best Markets, Boutiques and Malls

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

One of the reasons why tourists visit Chiang Mai is shopping. The city is known mainly because of the Sunday and Saturday markets and the Night Bazaar, which spread across the main streets. These are usually very busy and crowded affairs. It is worth going to one of them to see the great selection of […]

TAT dazzles with spectacular ATF 2018 gala tribute to Thai gastronomy greatness

by Jessica Naval @ PATA

CHIANG MAI, January 25, 2018 — Delegates attending ATF 2018 enjoyed a fabulous feast showcasing Thailand’s ascending gastronomic greatness during a spectacular… Read More   

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Splash! 5 Favorite Ocean Adventures in Oahu with Kids

by Katherine Shirer @ Ciao Bambino

Oahu, Hawaii, elicits visions of a family vacation paradise: sun, sand, surf and much more. And in fact, there is an absolute ton of things to do in Oahu with kids. There are pineapple plantations and macadamia nut farms, cultural centers and museums, temples and palaces, hikes and luaus, botanical gardens and aquariums, not to mention…

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The Week That Was #37

The Week That Was #37

by Little Grey Box @ Little Grey Box

A look at the week that was and a little insight into the #bloglife, sharing things I just can’t share anywhere else! Highlights of the week Do you ever just have a week where you get to the end of it and think, ‘Where the heck did that week go? What did I even do?” That’s me today, I’m sitting here trying to remember everything I did and I’m coming up blank. I must have done something, right? Let’s see if I can retrace my steps. Over the weekend we got started repairing our deck, with the help of a family friend/actually qualified builder. Matt and I have been testing out our apprentice skills and, I’m pretty sure my work ethic combined with my excellent tea making abilities has been me in the top spot for #1 apprentice. Though, Matt does bring serious upper body strength. We tried to ask our friend who he’d hire out of the two of us and were met with an awkward look and a quick change of subject, which either means A) he knows damn well who he’d choose and doesn’t want to hurt Matt’s feelings, or, B) he thinks we’re both idiots and wouldn’t [...]

15 places you’ve been mispronouncing your entire life

15 places you’ve been mispronouncing your entire life

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

IT'S CHOWDER! SAY IT RIGHT!

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The Top 10 Artsy Towns in America

by Bruce Yaccato @ EscapeHere

For those with the slightest creative bent, there is something inherently romantic about ‘artsy’ places, places where great artists congregated, often out of poverty, a sense of adventure, a disdain

One Day in Canterbury: Discovering Kent’s Historic Gem

by Julianna Barnaby @ The Discoveries Of

Heading to Canterbury but short on time? Don’t miss this step-by-step guide to one day in Canterbury – everything you need to know to plan the perfect trip. What springs to mind when you think of Canterbury? I’ll bet it’s one of two things: Canterbury Cathedral or Geoffrey Chaucer’s famous Canterbury Tales. If you haven’t […]

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The 8 Best Hotels for Foodies in the USA

by Emily Matras @ EscapeHere

Traveling is about discovering new people, places, culture, and—of course—food, glorious food.

Koh Kood: A Most Fabulous Island (But Not Quite For Me)

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Koh Kood is often billed as "Thailand's last unspoiled island". And I didn't like it.

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Maldives Resorts: The Definitive Guide

by Julianna Barnaby @ The Discoveries Of

When it comes to Maldives resorts, visitors are spoilt for choice. So much so that it can be difficult to pick one. Here’s my definitive guide to the best luxury hotels in the Maldives for your getaway to paradise. So you’re thinking (or dreaming) of heading to the Maldives? You’re in for the trip of […]

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The Most Complete Travel Guide to Pico Island, Azores

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This easy-to-follow Pico travel guide contains all you need to know to explore Pico island in Azores. Find out the best places to go and how to budget and plan your itinerary. And of course, what and where to eat. Let’s get started! Each island in the Azores has its own charm and appeal. There’s […]

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Three Places To Visit In Chile In Just Ten Days

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

L'articolo Three Places To Visit In Chile In Just Ten Days sembra essere il primo su My Adventures Across the World.

10 Things to See and Do in Santa Cruz, CA

by Tammy Landry @ EscapeHere

With a population of a little of 62,000, Santa Cruz is situated on the northern edge of Monterey Bay about 32 miles (51 km) south of San Jose and about

The 8 Most Beautiful and Underrated Places in Brazil

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

Throughout the country of Brazil there are many beautiful cities, yet they don’t always get the attention they deserve.

Party leader receives new Cuban Ambassador

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

Party leader receives new Cuban Ambassador  The Party leader expressed his belief that the Cuban ambassador will contribute to promoting the brotherliness, traditional friendship, and comprehensive cooperation between the two Parties, States, and peoples. He said this year Vietnam and Cuba will celebrate 45 years of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro’s visit to the newly […]

13 amazing Airbnb places you must try immediately

13 amazing Airbnb places you must try immediately

by Caroline Bellinger @ Geckos Tales

Shut up and take our money

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12 free (and awesome) things to do in New York

12 free (and awesome) things to do in New York

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

No money no problems.

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Discover: Fukuoka

by @ Wikitravel

A bullet train ride on the Hakata-Minami Line in Fukuoka, Japan costs just ¥290 (under US$3). Alas, the end-to-end trip lasts just ten minutes.

The Fairy Tale Tour: 10 Best Medieval Castles in Europe

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

Since ancient times, Europe has been layered in history, and one of the best ways to see the culmination of different architectural styles is the famous castles.

The X-isles: 10 other-worldly destinations right here on planet earth

The X-isles: 10 other-worldly destinations right here on planet earth

by Cam Hassard @ Geckos Tales

Who needs the moon when you've got Mendenhall Glacier and Socotra Island? Nobody. That's who.

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Eat first, question later: Top food in SE Asia

Eat first, question later: Top food in SE Asia

by Passport & Plates @ Geckos Tales

Don't think. Just chew

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My Eye-Opening Trip to Northern India’s Varanasi and Bodhgaya

by Lewis Lai @ TripZilla Magazine

The 7 Best Stargazing Spots in the Southern Hemisphere

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

If there’s one thing humans across the globe have been doing since time immemorial, it’s looking up at the dark night sky and feeling awe.

Thai charities that are worth supporting

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Thailand is an amazing country. Its culture, people, food and weather attract millions of visitors every year. Only here you can sip on an exotic cocktail while laying on a beautiful, paradise – like beach one day and trekking in the mountains, meeting minority tribes and learning how to cook the next day. Holidays in Thailand […]

The 5 Best Night Markets in Taipei

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

Taipei is inarguably one of the top street food cities in the world. Taiwan is known as the land of snacks: they have literally invented and re-invented genre after genre of snack food over the years. From pearl tea to fried chicken, the Taiwanese are all about inventing and perfecting the ultimate snack foods. Think Chinese-influenced foods created with the ingenuity and dedication to perfection that (you would think) only the Japanese would bring. While Taipei isn’t quite as famous with local Taiwanese as Tainan for their snack culture, they’ve got it covered and will most likely be your first stop in Taiwan. The sheer volume of street food options available alone are enough but, matched with the quality and price of the food available on the streets, it’s pretty much unbeatable. The catch with Taipei street food though, is ... Read More »

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Places to Visit in Southern Vietnam | Travel Blog | ThePlanetD

Places to Visit in Southern Vietnam | Travel Blog | ThePlanetD


The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

In Autumn 2011 I embarked on a volunteer experience in Southern Vietnam for just under a month. In some ways Vietnam is a lot like the rest of South East Asia

7 Suggestions for a Girls Getaway Weekend in the USA

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

There’s nothing more useful in your life then a really, really good friend- especially when you need one.

When & Where to Go Fruit Picking in Japan

by Parveen Maghera @ TripZilla Magazine

Why Japan’s Suicide Forest Should Not Be Considered a Tourist Attraction

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Fun facts about Hanoi that you may not know…

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Hanoi translates to “city inside rivers” (there are nine lakes in the city). It’s historic and more formal name is Thang Long, which has a more bad-ass meaning “Ascending Dragon”! Hanoi is over a thousand years old! The city celebrated … Continue reading

2018 Trip Planning: Top 5 Budget Travel Websites

by Linnea @ TuGo Travel Blog

If you’re reading this, chances are you love to travel. And what’s better than travelling? Seeing the world for the best price possible! Travelling consistently throughout the year is important to me, so I’m always on the hunt for the best-priced flights, and I use multiple travel websites to plan my trips. Recently, I’ve found […]

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11 Tips for Getting Past TSA Quicker

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

You have been planning and looking forward to that great getaway vacation and now the time is almost here.

10 Things to See and Do in Greenland

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

Move over Iceland; there’s a new northern country in town. Long ignored by travelers, Greenland is finally earning its place on the international stage.

18 Must-Visit Street Markets in Hong Kong

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

6 Amazing Underwater Attractions

by Rina Marcotte @ EscapeHere

With over 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface covered in water and billions of years of world history, it’s no wonder that our planet’s oceans, seas and lakes hold 

The Best Apps To Buy Cheap Flights On Your Phone (Updated for 2018!)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Finding a good and reliable travel app can be a hard task. In this article I will try to answer the question: which are the best apps to find cheap flights on your phone? Booking flights before vs now Not many years ago, you need an appointment with your travel agent to book a flight. We booked […]

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10 foods to pile onto your plate in Sri Lanka

10 foods to pile onto your plate in Sri Lanka

by Sara Melotti @ Geckos Tales

Food, glorious food

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Hot Off The Press: Luxury Family Travel Trends for 2018

by Amie O'Shaughnessy @ Ciao Bambino

I’m just back from my annual trek to ILTM in Cannes with fresh insight on what’s hot in luxury family travel across the globe. The big trend that is driving everything is the massive shift away from valuing the acquisition of “stuff” toward coveting experiences. This phenomenon is good for our children and good for…

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10 of the most beautiful places to visit in North Island, New Zealand

by Guest Blogger @ Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled

10 of the most beautiful places to visit in North Island, New Zealand by the lovely travel blogging couple Domino Panton-Oakly and Pete Oakly from”A Ticket To…“  New Zealand is a place that appeals to all the sense. Firstly, you’ll see the most out-of-this world sites such as the twinkling glow worms at Waitomo caves....

10 Things to See and Do in Oxford, England

by Tammy Landry @ EscapeHere

Located in the central southern part of England, Oxford, a city of a little more than 150,000, is world renowned for its university.

Top 10 Badlands Around the World

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

When you imagine badlands, the mind goes to alien looking formations, minimal vegetations, fascinating colors and other geological forms.

7 Things to See in and Around Dover, England

by Rina Marcotte @ EscapeHere

Widely known to be a common thru-city between the United Kingdom and mainland Europe, there is actually much more to Dover than the fact that it’s a departure point for

Flying high: the 10 best airlines of 2015

Flying high: the 10 best airlines of 2015

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

So, the World Airline Awards have rolled around again. How time flies!* And the aviation industry has gone about honouring the world’s best flying cars with what we assume would be trophies in the shape of propellers and an abundance of mini G&T bottles. * Sorry not sorry. 1. Qatar Airways It’s like I’ve died

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6 Incredible Travel Books to Delve Into

by Susie Stauffer @ EscapeHere

The masterful telling of an iconic journey will take you places, spark your imagination, and inspire grandiose plans.

The 7 Best Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremonies in the World

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

The holidays are quickly approaching and there is perhaps no better way to embrace them by attending a tree lighting ceremony.

Tested And Reviewed: A Fall 2017 Beauty Product Round-Up

by Arnette @

I’ll be the first to admit I’m a product junkie. Whether it’s travel product, tech, makeup, or beauty, I can’t help but love trying new things. It probably comes from my days when I was fashion retail buyer. I’m always watching trends and seeking out new things. In the past few months, I’ve tested a lot […]

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Top 5 must do in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

by @ Serenity International Dental Clinic Vietnam

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Why Japan’s Suicide Forest Should Not Be Considered a Tourist Attraction

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Why you shouldn’t go solo travelling!

by Nidhi Tom @ Roaming Clan

Disclaimer: Before you all hate me let me tell you that this is actually a list of annoyingly compelling reasons for why you should go solo travelling ! Last summer, when our days at college were coming to an end, my sisterhood of 20-something’s,  made a vow  that we’d all meet up for New Year’s

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13 Amazing Vietnam Destinations | Traveling To Vietnam

13 Amazing Vietnam Destinations | Traveling To Vietnam


Getting Stamped

Traveling to Vietnam and looking for the best Vietnam destinations? When planning a trip to Vietnam narrow it down to the best places to visit in Vietnam.

Bring it, 2017: Our 7-step guide to making goals

Bring it, 2017: Our 7-step guide to making goals

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

You got this

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New York City Christmas – 10 Great Things to See in the City

by Dave And Deb @ The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog

Who doesn't want to celebrate Christmas in New York? It seems that every great Christmas movie or memory of ours is somehow associated with NYC. When IHG© Rewards Club  asked us where we'd like to spend our last trip of the year, we suggested the Big Apple. A New York City Christmas celebration has always been our […]

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Facty things: 10 facts about Sri Lanka

Facty things: 10 facts about Sri Lanka

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

The best way to learn about Sri Lanka is to travel around and chat to the locals. The second best way is to read these facts. You're welcome.

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How to survive your first trip to India (in 12 easy steps)

How to survive your first trip to India (in 12 easy steps)

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

There’s so much more to India than you might think. This includes stuff that - gulp - you might not be prepared for.

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Digital identity – why it matters and why it’s important we get it right

by Jessica Naval @ PATA

DAVOS, January 25, 2018 — Leaders from government, business, international organizations, civil society and the humanitarian community have called for greater… Read More   

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6 Things You Need To Know About All-Inclusive Resorts

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

The all-inclusive resort, where throngs of tourists convene to enjoy all the food, drink and sunshine they can handle.

The 8 Best Places to Travel in January 2016

by Ashley Rayner @ EscapeHere

It’s January. The holiday season has passed.

The Best Urban Parks in the World

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

One simply cannot deny the convenience and often excitement that comes with living in the city, but for the most part these cities lack some serious green space.

Bali’s best kept secrets you should check out asap

Bali’s best kept secrets you should check out asap

by Juliann Cheryl @ Geckos Tales

Hint: it's not the beaches

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18 Must-Visit Street Markets in Hong Kong

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

8 Things to See and Do in the Bahamas

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

The island chain of the Bahamas is rich with history, culture and romantic legend that lends to its appeal.

Vietnam: 10 Not So Obvious Places To Visit - Travel Happy

Vietnam: 10 Not So Obvious Places To Visit - Travel Happy


Travel Happy

Saigon, Nha Trang, Hoi An, Hanoi -- there is a well worn backpacker circuit through Vietnam of its famous cities, but there are also scores of places just

Vietnam: a travel compendium

Vietnam: a travel compendium

by Chloe Papas @ Geckos Tales

You’ll never be twiddling your thumbs in Vietnam. Here's the drill.

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America’s 10 Coolest Scenic Caves

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Cave’s are truly among Mother Nature’s most fascinating creations. They are worlds of their own, shaped by geological processes over thousands of years.

Good for the Seoul: Korea’s Kimchi Festival

Good for the Seoul: Korea’s Kimchi Festival

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

All aboard for the fermentation station

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Fake it ’til you make it: passing for a local in Europe

Fake it ’til you make it: passing for a local in Europe

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

This is not going to be a disaster at all

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3 reasons you should not book with XO Tours

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Although we are very proud of the acclaim our tours have received over the years, we realize that they are not suitable for everyone. These are the 3 main reasons we think some guests should not book our tours: If you are looking for a typical food tour – All the dishes and stops on the “Foodie” tour are carefully curated to…

How to stick to your travel resolutions & win at life

How to stick to your travel resolutions & win at life

by Emily Kratzmann @ Geckos Tales

Resolve to stick to your goals, yo.

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The 10 Best Spots for Tapas in Barcelona

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

Experience one of Spain’s favorite activities—evening tapas at these 10 popular spots in Barcelona.

The Perfect Honeymoon spot: Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon

by Hannah Lukaszewicz @ Getting Stamped

The Maldives is that tropical paradise we all dream about and hope to visit someday. The images we saw instantly sold us on making the trip, but how do you pick which Maldives resorts to stay at? We spent 6 weeks island hopping around the...

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Top Places to Celebrate New Years Eve in Canada

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

It is one of the most awaited festivals all over the world, where people come from all nooks and crannies to indulge themselves in one epic partying spree.

Britain’s 15 Best Beaches

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Many people don’t necessarily think of hitting the beach when they visit the UK, but in fact it is absolutely loaded with beautiful coastline, alas the water isn’t always the

My Journey To Jungfraujoch, The Top of Europe

by Darren Yeoh @ TripZilla Magazine

24 hours in split

24 hours in split

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

There’s a real buzz about Split. It could be the sunshine, the food, the history, the views, the beautiful people. In truth, it's probably the lot

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A guide to Hoi An’s Lantern Festival

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Hoi An, at any time of the year is stunning but it’s particularly magical during the full moon. The electricity is switched off; the streets are closed off to traffic and the old town is transformed into a fairyland of … Continue reading

The Top Hostels to Stay (and Save) When in Europe

by Bethaney Wallace @ EscapeHere

Despite what the movies may have shown you, hostels can be a great and affordable way to travel across Europe. They’re quick, efficient, and provide a no-thrills attempt at necessities.

8 Mind-Blowing African Walking Safaris

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

It’s time to go back to the beginning of safaris, before there were 4×4 vehicles fighting for road space and before there were noises of horns and tires squealing.

Germany’s grunge capital: why Leipzig is the New Berlin

Germany’s grunge capital: why Leipzig is the New Berlin

by Julia D'Orazio @ Geckos Tales

Travel trends come and go, but hipsters endure

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Backpack Review: Osprey Porter 46 (Newest 2017 Edition)

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Osprey's new 2017 model of the Porter 46 sees some great improvements, but how does it compare to the Farpoint 40?

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10 awesome travel podcasts that should be on your phone

10 awesome travel podcasts that should be on your phone

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

The world is divided into those obsessed by podcasts, and those who will one day become obsessed with podcasts.

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Your ultimate 2017 festival calendar

Your ultimate 2017 festival calendar

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Supersoakers, skeletons and lots of kimchi. It's gonna be a year to remember

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8 Tips to Plan Your Vacation at Atlantis Resort

by Heather Wright @ EscapeHere

The iconic Atlantis resort seemingly rises up out of the ocean, and absolutely sprawls out across Paradise Island in the Bahamas.

What is Ebola and what does it mean for travellers?

What is Ebola and what does it mean for travellers?

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

The whole world seems focused on the West African Ebola outbreak, but what exactly is EVD and should it stop you travelling

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Wonderful family trip to Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

It is likely that building a strong family bond and exploring new lands will be two of the most popular resolutions in 2018, as strengthening the family relationship and discovering new cultures will significantly change the life of each person. So, obviously, a wonderful family trip to Vietnam will be a stone killing two birds […]

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10 Amazing Day Trips to Take in Cancun

by Bob Bales @ EscapeHere

Cancun is one of the most popular destinations for North American vacationers over the winter and the college crowd during spring break.

Wellness 101: How to stay fit and healthy while traveling

Wellness 101: How to stay fit and healthy while traveling

by Britt Skrabanek @ Geckos Tales

Achieving wellness abroad isn’t as impossible as you might think

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Top 19 Things to Do in Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia

by Serene Chan @ TripZilla Magazine

7 sweet destinations under a 5-hour flight from the East Coast

7 sweet destinations under a 5-hour flight from the East Coast

by Carrie Pallardy @ Geckos Tales

Take a quick trip to somewhere awesome you’ve never been before

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Educating Joey Essex – exclusive footage

Educating Joey Essex – exclusive footage

by Joey Essex @ Geckos Tales

We took Joey Essex to Africa, and he was kind enough to send us some exclusive footage of his time out there. Top lad

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7 strange and epic things to do in Cambodia

7 strange and epic things to do in Cambodia

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Yes, ogling Angkor Wat, feeling humbled at the Killing Fields, and eating your body weight in amok are Cambodian essentials, but there’s a few must-do things for those of us who dabble in the wilder side of life. Though there are many daredevilish experiences to be found exclusively in Cambodia, I’ve come up with a

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Elephant welfare: the basics

Elephant welfare: the basics

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Our sister company, Intrepid Travel recently announced that they stopped offering elephant rides on their trips. The same goes for us too

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10 reasons why solo travel is overrated

10 reasons why solo travel is overrated

by Taz Liffman @ Geckos Tales

Solo travel can be character building, enlightening, challenging and edifying. It can also be kinda lame

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The world hide-and-seek championship is officially on

The world hide-and-seek championship is officially on

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

One Mississippi...two Mississippi

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10 places you should totally travel after exams

10 places you should totally travel after exams

by Libby Shabada @ Geckos Tales

Sweet freedom

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Fun Things to Do in Changi Airport Whether You’re A Local or Tourist

by Joyce Khoh @ TripZilla Magazine

9 reasons you should seriously consider traveling to Egypt

9 reasons you should seriously consider traveling to Egypt

by Passport & Plates @ Geckos Tales

The land of pharaohs and pyramids certainly doesn’t need an introduction

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16 nuggets of travel wisdom (and trash) from twitter

16 nuggets of travel wisdom (and trash) from twitter

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Twitter: home to Justin Bieber's ego, trolls, swathes of useless information, cat pictures and, when you dig a little deeper, some interesting takes on the world of travel.

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Is this the happiest dog stuck in a hedge ever?

Is this the happiest dog stuck in a hedge ever?

by James Shackell @ Geckos Tales

Once in every generation there comes someone whose never-say-die attitude and relentless optimism in the face of hardship set an example for every living thing on the planet. Today, we have found that someone. He is a Shiba Inu dog in Japan who got stuck in a hedge. Snapped by twitter user @yamamochi223, this little

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10 Great Reasons to Travel Using AirBnB

by Kathryn Casna @ EscapeHere

Did you know that AirBnB started when some college students rented out air mattresses in the apartment because all rooms in their city were completely booked for a festival? Hence

10 Most beautiful culture in Vietnam’s Lunar New Year

by Brandee brande @

The Lunar New Year (Tet, Lunar New Year, Lunar New Year) is considered the most important holiday and festival of the year by the Vietnamese Lunar calendar. This is the family reunion, the children gathering, and so many cultural features are handed down through generations. In this articel, we would like to introduce to you […]

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The 11 Best Urban Beaches in Europe

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Most European waterways are not suitable for summer, due to health concerns, but that hasn’t stopped cities from inventing some pretty amazing urban beaches.

Where to Stay in Sapa Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Before visiting Sapa, you should find where to stay in Sapa, Vietnam in order to choose the best accommodation for your trip. There are some types of accommodations in Sapa like Hotel, Resort, homestay, so it is easy to match your demand. Sapa is the small town in North Vietnam. In 1922, the French settled […]

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Day Trip Itinerary to Kukup

by TripZilla @ TripZilla Magazine

Your ultimate guide to Italy on a budget

Your ultimate guide to Italy on a budget

by Melissa Ariganello @ Geckos Tales

The endless carbs, the beautiful people, the ton of culture – there's just so much to love about Italy. But how to do it on the cheap? Here's how

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5 awesome things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

5 awesome things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

by Chloe Papas @ Geckos Tales

The coastal Vietnamese town of Hoi An is known for its sleepy atmosphere and strong French influence. It’s a great spot to relax between bustling capital cities, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do.

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Seaplane Service in Asia

by Angela Lewonczyk @ Hai Au Aviation

Seaplanes are becoming more and more popular throughout Asia. In countries often surrounded by water on at least one side, amphibious aircrafts are a no-brainer for everything ranging from emergency situations to tourism. The idea of creating vessels that could both float and fly is something that goes back as far as the late 1800s. […]

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15 Best Places to See in Vietnam

15 Best Places to See in Vietnam


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Vietnam is quickly becoming one of the hottest destinations in South East Asia for Canadians. Find 15 gorgeous places to add to your Vietnam bucket list.

6 Christmas Attractions You Can Visit Year Round

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

For most of us, Christmas only comes once a year and although festivities may start as early as November, most are over by January.

The art of crossing the streets in Vietnam…..

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Locals or anyone who has lived in Vietnam a long time, who have observed the traffic, will see it as though they are watching a perfectly coordinated ballet performance of people, motorbikes, cars, buses or even the occasional chicken. If … Continue reading

Make it at home: pollo taco recipe

Make it at home: pollo taco recipe

by Oliver Pelling @ Geckos Tales

We've eaten a fair few tacos in our time and we love them all equally. One of the easiest to make at home, however, is the humble pollo (chicken) taco. Here's how to do it at home.

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My 31 Favorite Travel Tips From My 31 Years Of Age (Auch!)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Looking at my travel resume, I have been fortunate to have visited more than 30 countries in 4 different continents. About time to put together my favorite ever travel tips that work anywhere in the world. This year I’ve turned 31 years old (auch!) which also means 31 years of collecting travel experiences. With every […]

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Ladies Who Rock: Sanne Leenman, Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

When you are a digital nomad, or travel extensively, nutrition and fitness are really important to feel well and energised. I have been struggling with keeping a healthy diet recently as moving from place to place and working long hours have reduced the level of activities I used to do. That’s how I found Sanne […]

Travel tips in Lunar New Year 2018

by Brandee brande @

Do you intend to visit Vietnam on Lunar New Year 2018? The following notes will help you during this trip.  Choose your destination The tourist attractions waiting to welcome the new year and the most interesting things that tourists should visit on the occasion of the first year are: Hanoi ancient capital with the ups […]

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Ten Incredible Things to Do in Bled, Slovenia

by Kylie Dingman @ Places To See In Your Lifetime

You’ve probably seen the popular pictures of Lake Bled, with its pretty island church and its stunning backdrop of mountains. The town is popular year-round...

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China Vacation: 10 Things To Know Before You Take Off

by EscapeHere Staff @ EscapeHere

You’ve booked your ticket, made your hotel reservations and you’re ready to enjoy the glorious combination of unspoiled natural beauty, lively cities, and cultural history that await the fortunate travelers to China.

15 postcard-perfect places to visit before you die

15 postcard-perfect places to visit before you die

by Natalie Babic @ Geckos Tales

If these places were postcards, they'd be really good postcards

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8 of the Best Cafes in Hanoi

by Bill @ The Hungry Suitcase

The big cities in Vietnam have a cafe culture that is virtually unknown to the rest of the world. Don’t expect a Chemex of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe with hints of blueberry and strawberry or an Aeropressed Kenyan. You might be able to locate one eventually, but not before tripping over scores of cafes serving up tumblers of coffee so dark it looks like used motor oil and smells like the most intense mocha you’ve ever had. It’s no secret that we love Vietnamese coffee and as a follow up to our very popular Saigon cafes list, we offer a list of some of our favorites in the northern capital city. Also be sure to check out our handy guide to ordering coffee in Vietnam.

So, in the event that you can’t find this guy rolling around town, keep scrolling and we’ve got ... Read More »

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Korea’s photoshop masters are winning the internet

Korea’s photoshop masters are winning the internet

by Tayla Gentle @ Geckos Tales

I genuinely don’t know what people expect when they make honest-to-god requests of faceless internet bodies. Like, c’mon world – this is the same web that gave us Rick Rolling and 10 hours of the Nyan Cat.  But boy, am I glad that they do. Because once in a while, something so full of beauty and

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Welcome to Amed, the Prettiest Place in Bali

by Justine @ Travel Lush

It’s insane to think about. I’ve been traveling to Bali for the past four years. I’ve visited this island a whopping six times, spent a total of six months here and thoroughly explored seven different areas of the island. Yet somehow before my recent trip to Amed, I had never traveled to northern Bali. How…

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A Guide to Visiting Brunei on A Budget

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

Essential Tips for Visiting the Vatican with Kids

by Lisa Frederick @ Ciao Bambino

One of the most common questions we get asked by our Italy travel planning clients is, “Should we take our kids to the Vatican?” For most families, the answer is yes … with caveats. The Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica are unquestionable highlights of a visit to Rome, yet they can overwhelm…

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The best places for some tea and pastries in Kuala Lumpur that the Queen would approve

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

This post is brought to you by Traveloka  When you are in Kuala Lumpur but you’ve covered everything this city has to offer, all its touristic attractions and glory, what else can you do? If you are a person who enjoys their siesta time with the perfect cup of English tea and some scones to […]

10 Tiny Towns Around the World

by Sara Whitford @ EscapeHere

Get ready to channel your inner King Kong in these tiny replicas of major metropolises from around the world.

7 European Cities With The Best Christmas Markets

by Sarah W @ TripZilla Magazine

8 ultimate sights you should see in Marrakech

8 ultimate sights you should see in Marrakech

by Naomi Russo @ Geckos Tales

Unmissable things, by very definition, should not be missed. Here are some of those things in Marrakech.

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33 Travel Memes That Accurately Describe Going On A Vacation

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

A collection of funny travel memes and GIFs that are real AF and perfectly describe any of your last vacations. Featuring some of my favorite ones ever! Going on a trip is full of funny situations that happen over and over. I’ve put together what usually happens to me and went looking for memes and […]

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Lonely Planet’s Best Animal Adventures for Families

by Lindsay MacNevin @ EscapeHere

Looking to spice your family vacation up? Perhaps you are sick of white sand beaches, all-inclusive resorts of over-the-top kid based destinations.

Top 4 Things To Buy In Vietnam

by vietcenter @ Vietnam Tour Pedia

There are just too many things to buy in Vietnam. I mean, sometimes you probably might feel as if you ...

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8 Cool Things To Do In Singapore To Escape The Perpetual Summer Heat

by Carissa Ng @ TripZilla Magazine

How to Fika like a local (and the best places in Stockholm)

How to Fika like a local (and the best places in Stockholm)

by Little Grey Box @ Little Grey Box

One of the wonderful things about travel is the unique cultural experiences you get to witness and take part in. Of all the wonderful, weird and unique cultural pastimes I’ve had the pleasure of enjoying, Sweden’s beloved Fika is by far my favourite. In it’s simplest form, Fika is a coffee break. But it really is so much more than that, it’s a chance to slow down, disconnect from everything else and connect with the person in front of you or simply reconnect with yourself. It’s not about quickly slurping down a takeaway cup of coffee and chewing down a pastry while running between meetings, it’s about sitting down to enjoy every drop of your del@icious coffee and savour each bite of your perfect pastry. It’s about community, connection and being present. Unexpectedly, I began to look forward to Fika each day during our time in Stockholm and the Stockholm Archipelago. Each time we’d see our guide from Visit Stockholm her first question would be, “Have you had a Fika yet?” When we’d go to a new hotel, cafe or attraction, the lovely locals would always ask, “Do you need a Fika?” In those moments, you get the sense your [...]

8 places you definitely shouldn’t take travel photos

8 places you definitely shouldn’t take travel photos

by Katrina Imbruglia @ Geckos Tales

Back away from the camera. Put down that filter. Slowly lower your ridiculously oversized iPhone 6+ to the ground. Sure we all want to be heroes on Insta, but do you really want to be that guy who posts pics of locals trying to bathe in peace or takes a selfie at a cremation? This is

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Living in Krakow as an expat: pros and cons

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

When we decided to move to Poland I knew that I wanted to live in Krakow. I had visited the city a couple of times before and I thought it was a magical, lovely place, full of history and a lively international expat scene. We have been here for over 4 months. Living in Krakow was […]

The ultimate alternative bucket list (for travellers)

The ultimate alternative bucket list (for travellers)

by Geckos Tales Team @ Geckos Tales

Because there's more to a good travel to-do list than just falling out of the sky, seeing the sights and locking your love to a bridge in gay Paree

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